Montessori Academy

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 (2021)

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

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.: 18%
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

Finances and Admission

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.

School Reviews

Endorse Montessori Academy. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

2020-21 Best SSAT Prep Courses Reviewed
2020-21 Best SSAT Prep Courses Reviewed
The SSAT’s questions are different than questions on other standardized tests. Make sure you learn about the best SSAT test prep programs out there.
What A Teacher Does
What A Teacher Does
A teacher wears many hats. Here's a look at her duties and responsibilities.
How Diverse Are Private Schools?
How Diverse Are Private Schools?
Decades ago private schools could have been accused of being elitist. You had to have money to attend. The student populations were fairly homogeneous. Fortunately that has changed.

Quick Stats (2021)

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

Request Information

Did You Know?

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

Quick Links