Tuskawilla Montessori Academy

Tuskawilla Montessori Academy is a Montessori school, committed to the Montessori ideals that have stood the test of time.
But we are also ready to meet the challenges and new technology of the future. Tuskawilla/Twin Rivers Montessori Academy, guided by the educational philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori, is committed to providing an enriching and challenging environment where each child is encouraged to develop to his or her fullest potential academically, socially, and emotionally.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 160 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1986
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
160 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
67%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
Tuskawilla Montessori Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Grades 1st-8th: Khaki shorts, solid color Polo Shirt ( Logo Shirts available for purchase)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Terry DeLong
Admissions Associate
Lois Phillips

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Choir, Piano Classes

Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Cooking Classes

School Notes

  • TMA opened its doors in January 1986 with the Tuskawilla Preschool. In 1987, the elementary building opened and has since grown to become additional preschool classrooms. In 1990, Twin Rivers Montessori opened to meet the growing interest in that area. In January of 1995, the second elementary building including a swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, were completed and now contain two elementary classrooms. In the fall of 2000, the fourth building opened, housing upper elementary students, computer lab, fully-operational library, kitchen, art, and band rooms. In our 2007-08 school year, the Upper Elementary rooms were renovated and a Gymnasium was completed. The gym also has an attached classroom wing, which houses our middle school program and students. Our top priority has always been to provide and environment where children can experience the joy of learning in order to prepare themselves for the future. We have adapted the traditional Montessori philosophy and theory to a modernized, digital age. We provide all of our students with state-of-the-art computer and digital technologies, and incorporate a computer-based curriculum throughout our 1st through 8th grade program. We offer a wide variety of after school programs including sports, cooking, scrapbooking, chess, martial arts, music, and swm team.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Tuskawilla Montessori Academy offer?
Tuskawilla Montessori Academy offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Dance, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Soccer and Swimming.
When is the application deadline for Tuskawilla Montessori Academy?
The application deadline for Tuskawilla Montessori Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 160 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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