Montessori Academy

  • Located in Brentwood, Tennessee, Montessori Academy is one of the largest Montessori schools in the nation, providing Montessori education for children ages 3 months through 8th grade.
  • Montessori Academy and our satellite school in Clarksville, Amare Montessori, are the only schools in Middle Tennessee with the prestigious recognition of meeting the rigorous accreditation standards of the American Montessori Society.
  • Montessori Academy also possesses accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (AdvancED).

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1987
Summer School OfferedYes
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students281 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Montessori Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions AssociateMrs. Cathi Prather

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBallet, Basketball, Flag FootballBalletBasketball,
Flag Football

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Spanish Club, Sports Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Chorus & Singers, Color Wheels, Keyboarding, Piano, Songwriting & Recording, Suzuki Violin

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Running Club, Soccer Shots

School Notes

  • Montessori Academy is the largest private, not-for-profit Montessori school in the Nashville/Brentwood area. It is the only Montessori school in the area accredited by the American Montessori Society and AdvancEd. It is a non-sectarian, independent, co-educational school, accepting students from age 3 months through the 8th grade. A strong partnering of teachers, parents, and students enables our students to achieve their maximum potential academically, physically, socially, and spiritually.

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  • Brentwood
    Brentwood Academy
    Brentwood Academy Photo - Nurturing and challenging each whole person to the glory of God.
    (Christian)
    Grades: 6-12 | 786 students
    3.5 miles
    219 Granny White Pike
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615)523-0611
    3.5 6-12
    786
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-12 | 318 students
    3.9 miles
    6544 Murray Lane
    Brentwood, TN 37027
    (615)507-3242
    3.9 NS-12
    318
  • Nashville
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    Grades: PK-8 | 138 students
    10.4 miles
    914 Davidson Drive
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615)352-4317
    10.4 PK-8
    138
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    3.2 miles
    336 Ernest Rice Lane
    Franklin, TN 37069
    (615)794-3501
    3.2 K-12
    791
  • Nashville
    Lipscomb Academy
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    (Church of Christ)
    Grades: NS-12 | 1265 students
    8.6 miles
    3901 Granny White Pike
    Nashville, TN 37204
    (615)966-1600
    8.6 NS-12
    1265

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