The Bala House Montessori School

  • At Bala House, young people discover themselves as creative, independent people in a diverse, supportive Montessori environment.
  • The main objective of The Bala House is to provide an educational environment where young children discover themselves as creative, independent people in a diverse, supportive Montessori environment.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students112 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Bala House Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio28:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bryn Mawr
    Grades: PK-12
    4.8 miles
    814 Yarrow Street
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610) 525-4300
    4.8 PK-12
    n/a
  • Drexel Hill
    Grades: PK-K | 58 students
    6.3 miles
    5290 Township Line Rd
    Drexel Hill, PA 19026
    (484) 431-6469
    6.3 PK-K
    58
  • Dresher
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    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-6 | 97 students
    11.3 miles
    1701 Jarrettown Rd
    Dresher, PA 19025
    (215) 542-0740
    11.3 NS-6
    97
  • Fairless Hills
    Grades: PK-K | 41 students
    24.3 miles
    840 Trenton Road
    Fairless Hills, PA 19030
    (215) 943-3656
    24.3 PK-K
    41
  • Horsham
    Grades: PK-K | 113 students
    13.5 miles
    220 Upland Ave
    Horsham, PA 19044
    (215) 957-1571
    13.5 PK-K
    113

School Reviews

5  
Our son started at Bala House Montessori as a 3-year old and has loved it since his first day. The school offers a fantastic academic curriculum, beautiful facilities and a family-oriented community that is hard to find elsewhere. The Director is warm and engaged figure who knows all the children and families. We have loved the Montessori curriculum and the beautiful learning materials in the classrooms. Weekly instruction in art, music and movement make the program a truly well-rounded experience. The school has a large field and expansive playground, which was necessary for our active son. I continue to be amazed at what he already learned as an in-coming Kindergartener. I think that is is far beyond what is being offered at other area schools. Bala House is more expensive than some local "preschool" programs but it is well worth the investment. I have also loved the frequent annual family events. It has been a great way to get to know other local parents and their children.
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