The Montessori Children's House Of York
5.00 (2 reviews)
The Montessori Children's House Of York Photo #2 - "The greatest gifts we can give our children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence." ~ Maria Montessori
- The Montessori Children's House Of York serves 55 students in grades Nursery/Preschool-6.
- The student:teacher of The Montessori Children's House Of York is 8:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.
|School Type||Montessori School|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-6|
|Total Students||55 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||7 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||20 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$9,800|
|Tuition Notes||Financial assistance is available for those in need. The Montessori Children's House of York, Inc. admits students of any race, color, gender, orientation, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, orientation, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educations policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school administered programs.|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Julie Shumway|
- Admissions: Students are typically accepted into the primary program between 2 and 4 years old. Siblings of children already enrolled, and children transferring from another Montessori program, will be given preference. Invitations for admission into the elementary and adolescent programs are based on review of each student`s application, and a classroom visit.
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- York Grades: NS-12 | 250 students
1000 Indian Rock Dam Road
York, PA 17403
(717)815-6700 5.3 NS-12
- Henrico Grades: 9-12 | 268 students
12829 River Road
Henrico, VA 23238
(804)708-9504 174.6 9-12
I cannot give enough positive feedback for MCHY. This school has made such a positive impact in both my children's lives, both academically and in their character. I have never met a group of teachers more committed to working with students to help them succeed, no matter what the challenge. The individualized education of each student is like no other school I have ever seen.
- Posted by Parent - Kari Stuntz
I can't say enough wonderful things about this school! They provide truly personalized education for our son that takes into account his strengths and weaknesses, as well as his special interests. Independence, love of learning, respect, and community values are incorporated into every day at Montessori. We had never even heard of Montessori schools prior to our son reaching school age (he is now 11), but we knew that a traditional classroom education was not going to work well for him (extremely bright, but ADHD and mild autism). I'm so thankful that we found this school - it provides everything that our son needs to thrive and grow as a person. He loves going to school each morning and was overjoyed to hear that he will be able to continue there longer as they expand their current program to include older students.
- Posted by Parent - Lisa
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