Montessori Elementary School Of St. Andr

  • "The Montessori School of St. Andrews was formed almost 10 years ago to give the Midlands an educational alternative faithful to Montessori's guiding principle: “Follow the child.” We believe that, with the proper environment, children will seek knowledge.
  • They will enjoy learning, and school will be a positive, uplifting experience.
  • At The Montessori School of St. Andrews, our certified, experienced Montessori teachers help each student put together his or her puzzle.
  • Montessori materials are designed to begin teaching abstract ideas using concrete methods, such as counting beads or putting together geography puzzle maps.
  • Over time, these concrete materials fall away as the student masters abstract ideas.
  • The purpose of the classroom teacher is to guide the students in their academic and social endeavors.".

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5

Student Body

Total Students52 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Montessori Elementary School Of St. Andr Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • "The Montessori School of St. Andrews was formed almost 10 years ago to give the Midlands an educational alternative faithful to Montessori's guiding principle: “Follow the child.” We believe that, with the proper environment, children will seek knowledge. They will enjoy learning, and school will be a positive, uplifting experience. At The Montessori School of St. Andrews, our certified, experienced Montessori teachers help each student put together his or her puzzle. Montessori materials are designed to begin teaching abstract ideas using concrete methods, such as counting beads or putting together geography puzzle maps. Over time, these concrete materials fall away as the student masters abstract ideas. The purpose of the classroom teacher is to guide the students in their academic and social endeavors."
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