Ruffing Montessori School
- Ruffing Montessori School dedicates itself to providing a quality Montessori education for children aged three through fourteen.
- The school, founded in 1959, has been a pioneer in the Montessori approach to education in Ohio and in the United States.
- Ruffing was the second Montessori school in the United States at both the pre-primary and elementary levels.
- In 1977, Ruffing became the first Montessori school in Ohio to be accredited by the state to operate through the eighth grade.
- The academic program at Ruffing flows from nine different learning areas.
- Of the nine, three are pre-primary level classes for children aged three through six.
- The elementary is composed of two classes for first, second, and third grade students and two classes for fourth and fifth grade students.
- The middle school is divided into one class for sixth grade students and one for seventh and eighth grade students.
|School Type||Montessori School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other school association(s)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||306 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 18%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||14 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||22:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Rocky River Grades: NS-K | 35 students
21211 Detroit Rd
Rocky River, OH 44116
(440)331-4426 0.8 NS-K
- Brecksville Grades: NS-8
4450 Oakes Rd Bldg # 7
Brecksville, OH 44141
(440)526-1966 15.9 NS-8
- Cleveland Grades: PK-8 | 84 students
12510 Mayfield Rd
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216)421-0700 14.4 PK-8
- Cleveland Grades: NS-8 | 179 students
27575 Shaker Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44124
(216)464-0033 19.9 NS-8
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