Winhold Montessori Schools

  • Founded in the Palmetto Bay, Florida community in 1982, our Winhold Montessori school began with a student body of ten and a staff of one assistant and Mrs. Eleanor Winhold.
  • By 1985, the school had expanded to three classrooms at two locations, and in 1990, the three Children's Houses became centralized in one location at Old Cutler Road.
  • In 2002 WMS moved to its current location conveniently located at the entrance of the new Palmetto Bay Park.
  • We are dedicated to the principles of a true Montessori education which means that our school's environment is prepared and adapted in order to link the child to it through well thought out lessons and to facilitate the child's exploration and creativity.
  • The method of Montessori is based on the recognition that children are all different and must be treated individually; that children absorb knowledge best when the impulse to learn comes from their own mind; that children should eagerly desire to work at a project, thereby teaching themselves.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
International Montessori Council (IMC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1982
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students68 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
67%
State avg.: 41%
Students by GradeWinhold Montessori Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio23:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease contact the school for tuition information.

School Notes

  • Founded in the Palmetto Bay, Florida community in 1982, our Winhold Montessori school began with a student body of ten and a staff of one assistant and Mrs. Eleanor Winhold. By 1985, the school had expanded to three classrooms at two locations, and in 1990, the three Children's Houses became centralized in one location at Old Cutler Road.  We are dedicated to the principles of a true Montessori education which means that our school's environment is prepared and adapted in order to link the child to it through well thought out lessons and to facilitate the child's exploration and creativity. The method of Montessori is based on the recognition that children are all different and must be treated individually; that children absorb knowledge best when the impulse to learn comes from their own mind; that children should eagerly desire to work at a project, thereby teaching themselves.
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