Pawleys Island Montessori Day School has offered traditional Montessori early educational experiences to families on the Waccamaw Neck for over thirty years.
We are a community of people working together to provide a warm, loving and nurturing environment for our children.
All of our lead teachers are certified by the American Montessori Society, and our support staff is dedicated and well qualified.
We offer programs for children ages 8 weeks through 6 years of age.
The principal difference between Montessori and other schools is the technique of teaching. Montessori utilizes a child's natural tendency to learn by active participation and provides educational material and equipment that encourages this type of learning.
You can read more about the differences between Montessori and traditional schools here.
In essence, learning is fun.  Our school offers multiple levels of progress, allowing students to work on different stages of the same curriculum at different times, assuring that children can progress at a pace suited to them.
Our mission is to provide a safe Montessori environment that empowers and challenges children to achieve, and promotes independence, self-confidence and the love of learning.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 38 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
38 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Montessori School Of Pawleys Island Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Pawleys Island Montessori Day School has offered traditional Montessori early educational experiences to families on the Waccamaw Neck for nearly twenty-five years. We are a community of people working together to provide a warm, loving and nurturing environment for our children. All of our lead teachers are certified by the American Montessori Society, and our support staff is dedicated and well qualified. We offer programs for children ages 18 months through 12 years of age. The principal difference between Montessori and other schools is the technique of teaching. Montessori utilizes a child's natural tendency to learn by active participation and provides educational material and equipment that encourages this type of learning. You can read more about the differences between Montessori and traditional schools here. In essence, learning is fun. Our school offers multiple levels of progress, allowing students to work on different stages of the same curriculum at different times, assuring that children can progress at a pace suited to them. Our mission is to provide a safe Montessori environment that empowers and challenges children to achieve, and promotes independence, self-confidence and the love of learning.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 38 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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