Montessori School Of Pawleys Island

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.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other Montessori association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students38 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Montessori School Of Pawleys Island Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / 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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  • Pawleys Island
    Grades: PK-12 | 169 students
    1.7 miles
    300 Blue Stem Dr
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    (843) 237-4147
    1.7 PK-12
    169
  • Anderson
    Grades: PK-12 | 236 students
    215.7 miles
    280 Sam McGee Road
    Anderson, SC 29621
    (864) 226-5344
    215.7 PK-12
    236
  • Bluffton
    Grades: NS-6 | 171 students
    131.4 miles
    7014, 60 Calhoun St
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 757-2312
    131.4 NS-6
    171
  • Charleston
    Grades: PK-6 | 141 students
    68.7 miles
    56 Leinbach Dr
    Charleston, SC 29407
    (843) 571-1140
    68.7 PK-6
    141
  • Florence
    Grades: PK-6 | 146 students
    63.6 miles
    510 W Palmetto St
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843) 629-2920
    63.6 PK-6
    146

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