Shrewsbury Montessori School

  • Our mission is to prepare and foster the development of the whole child in a safe and nurturing environment while sparking their natural curiosity and their innate love to learn.
  • With the teacher as their guide and a hands on approach to learning, we aim to cultivate a self-disciplined, self-confident, independent, and academically prepared global citizen who is cognitively, socially, emotionally, and physically aware.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students181 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeShrewsbury Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,810
Tuition NotesShrewsbury Campus - $7570 Half Day; $12810 Full Day; $13985 Elementary Grades 1-6; Auburn Campus - $6855 Half Day; $11635 Full Day
Admissions DirectorElizabeth Leandres

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.After School Program

School Notes

Shrewsbury Montessori School is a nonprofit school dedicated to nurturing the academic and wholistic development of children age three through grade six embracing the philosophy and methods of Dr. Maria Montessori.Through observation, teachers design lessons at each child`s level of readiness. The Montessori Method provides time for students to practice and explore concepts, while using thoughtfully created, self-correcting materials.The Montessori Work Cycle as practiced by SMS teachers, promotes the development of focus and concentration, builds deep understanding of concepts providing time for the mastery of basic academic and social skills. A calm and supportive atmosphere in each classroom encourages each student to become an independent, creative, self-disciplined, confident, caring, and academically capable member of society.
  • The Children`s House Program  Preschool and Kindergarten
  • The Lower Elementary Program  Grades One, Two, Three
  • The Upper Elementary Program  Grades Four, Five, Six
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5  4/7/2017
My child graduated from SMS. Along with her fond memories, she gained a love of learning, organizational, leadership, and time management skills, as well as a solid academic foundation.
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