Montessori Early Learning Center

Tel: (803)772-2262
  • The Montessori Early Learning Center and School of the Arts was founded on July 15, l976.
  • The school encompasses a campus type setting with a custom designed main building of 7,000 square feet, built to Montessori specifications, housing 6 primary, multi-aged classrooms of children 3-6 years of age.
  • The school operates in the purest European tradition and is not modified in any way.
  • The school employs teachers that are AMI or St. Nicholas (British) certified.
  • All classrooms are fully equipped with imported didactic apparatus. The center has sound proofed music studios and dance studios.
  • There is also a small studio for visual arts. Artists with the highest qualifications are brought in for group and private instruction.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other Montessori association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedPrekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students147 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 14%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$520
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