Renaissance Academy

  • Renaissance Academy provides a Montessori preschool-through-eighth grade school with top quality academics, high expectations of students, and a wide array of enrichment activities.
  • It is the goal of Renaissance Academy to keep each child challenged, to constantly raise the bar, assist in overall social, emotional, and academic development, immerse students in a rich learning environment, filled with information, varied experiences, and high expectations. Renaissance Academy offers a unique learning environment that supports the development of children socially, emotionally, and intellectually.
  • The enriched elementary program offers the explorative materials of Montessori in combination with more traditional educational tools.
  • We know that our approach works - happy students and superior test scores are our proof.
  • Renaissance Academy Charter School incorporates hands-on, abstract, traditional, and cutting-edge techniques to create each childs work plan focused on the ways that he or she best learns.
  • Renaissance Academy Charter School offers families of the area a school with an academically focused Montessori philosophy of education.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2001

Student Body

Total Students246 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Renaissance Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms required for 1st - 8th grades)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 28 / rolling
Tuition NotesTuition for PK only. One time enrollment fees apply to KG - 8th grade. Please see our website for details.


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballBowling,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Music, music lessons
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  • La Porte
    St Johns Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 185 students
    0.4 miles
    111 Kingsbury Ave
    La Porte, IN 46350
    0.4 PK-8

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