The Lillian and Betty Ratner School

Tel: (216)464-0033
  • The Lillian and Betty Ratner School is dedicated to meeting the individual learning needs of a richly diverse population of students, fostering in them respect, creativity and a life-long love of learning.
  • Through its Montessori Pre-Primary, and Montessori influenced Primary and Middle School programs, Ratner students are prepared for the challenges of rigorous higher education and for productive global citizenship.
  • The Ratner School's innovative and nurturing environment creates a community of learners where Each Child Thrives.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious AffiliationOther
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students189 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeThe Lillian and Betty Ratner School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(no uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition for Day School ranges from $14,615- $16,610.
Admissions DirectorRivki Ebner
Admissions AssociateLaurie Mandell

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballSoccer,
Ultimate Frisbee

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess, Guitar, Kids in the Kitchen, Roots and Shoots, Skiing, Sports Chess, Guitar, Skiing, Sports, Kids in the Kitchen,
Roots and Shoots,

School Notes

  • Rigorous Academic Targets: The Ratner School provides customized educational opportunities to inspire an ongoing quest for knowledge and prepares students to compete and succeed in an advanced academic environment.
  • Passionate Leadership: The Ratner School leverages the talents and instincts of our devoted teachers, staff members and school leaders to develop curricula to help each student be more aware of and comfortable with learning strengths and challenges. This approach allows students to excel in competitive environments.
  • Diversity within a Judaic Framework:The Ratner School builds a strong multi-cultural community of students, families and leaders that is appreciative of our School's racially, religiously and ethnically diverse population.
  • Respecting the unique characteristics, personalities and abilities of the individual,The Ratner School tailors an educational program to complement the developmental levels of each child.

Profile last updated: 10/26/2015

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