Ruffing Montessori School

  • The mission of Ruffing Montessori School is to employ the philosophy and methods of Dr. Maria Montessori to educate young people to their fullest potential, instilling a deep sense of personal independence and social responsibility.
  • With the knowledge that they are citizens of the world, they will contribute to that world by making decisions based on the highest order of ethics and conscience.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1959

Student Body

Total Students261 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Ruffing Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31
Admissions DirectorRosie Ford
Admissions AssociateRosie Ford
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  • Cleveland
    Grades: NS-8 | 179 students
    3.9 miles
    27575 Shaker Boulevard
    Cleveland, OH 44124
    (216) 464-0033
    3.9 NS-8
    179
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    2.4 miles
    12510 Mayfield Rd
    Cleveland, OH 44106
    (216) 421-0700
    2.4 PK-8
    84
  • Cleveland
    Grades: NS-12 | 1115 students
    3.6 miles
    5000 Clubside Rd and 12465 County Line Rd.
    Cleveland, OH 44124
    (440) 423-4446
    3.6 NS-12
    1115
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    Grades: NS-12 | 130 students
    1.8 miles
    22001 Fairmount Blvd
    Cleveland, OH 44118
    (216) 320-8945
    1.8 NS-12
    130
  • Cleveland
    Grades: NS-8 | 221 students
    1.4 miles
    2160 Stillman Rd
    Cleveland, OH 44118
    (216) 932-4177
    1.4 NS-8
    221

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