Montessori Academy began in 1980 as a single classroom housed in the Spartanburg YMCA. Montessori Academy maintains and fosters an authentic Montessori education for all children.
The school is designated as an intern site in which other teachers can observe our classrooms as part of their training.
Student teachers can complete their training under the supervision of our Montessori teachers.
The school is certified by Montessori Educational Programs International and accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia
Year Founded
1980
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
122 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Montessori Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition depends on the age of the child and the dismissal time.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Cheri B. Bobo

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Science Club

School Notes

  • Montessori Academy began in 1980 as a single classroom housed in the Spartanburg YMCA. Montessori Academy maintains and fosters an authentic Montessori education for all children.
  • The school is designated as an intern site in which other teachers can observe our classrooms as part of their training.
  • Student teachers can complete their training under the supervision of our Montessori teachers.
  • The school is certified by Montessori Educational Programs International and accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average acceptance rate in Spartanburg County, SC is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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