Why Choose Montessori School of Florence?

Why Choose Montessori School of Florence?

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Pre-Primary (2K)

Pre-Primary (2K)

Age 2   The first years of life are the most formative years.It is a time when children...

Primary

Primary

Ages 3 to 6 Dr. Maria Montessori believed that the goal of education is to help each child...

Elementary Years

Elementary Years

Lower Elementary (grades 1-3) Upper Elementary (grades 4-6) The Montessori philosophy of...

Montessori Work

Montessori Work

Providing Structure -- setting high, but individually tailored expectations Montessori...

Montessori Curriculum

Montessori Curriculum

Materials and Instructional Methods Studies come alive through a host of hands-on projects and...

  • Why Choose Montessori School of Florence?

    Why Choose Montessori School of Florence?

  • Pre-Primary (2K)

    Pre-Primary (2K)

  • Primary

    Primary

  • Elementary Years

    Elementary Years

  • Montessori Work

    Montessori Work

  • Montessori Curriculum

    Montessori Curriculum


Mission Statement

 

The mission of the Montessori School of Florence is to make available to the children and families of Florence, South Carolina and its surrounding area, both pre-school and elementary education of the highest quality, consistent with the methods and principles of Montessori education.  The school is an independent, non-denominational, not-for-profit corporation operated by a Board of Directors.  The Montessori School of Florence accepts students without regard to race, gender, religion, or national origin.

 

History

 

The Montessori School of Florence began in 1976, in the home of Mrs. Jo Wright with one primary class.  In 1989, the school became part of the Bruce Hospital.  When Bruce hospital and Florence General merged and became Carolinas Hospital System, the school became a not-for-profit, parent board operated school and moved to the current location in 1999.  The school has grown through the years and now include a toddler program through sixth grade.

 

Grades Served

 

Toddler Program - Children age 2 - Monday-Friday

 

Primary Program - Children ages 3-5 - Monday-Friday

 

Lower Elementary Program - First - Third Grades - Monday-Friday

 

Upper Elementary Program - Fourth - Sixth Grades - Monday-Friday

 

 

Accreditations

 

The Montessori School of Florence is accredited by the South Carolina Independent School Association and licensed by the Department of Social Services, Day Care Licensing.  Classroom teachers are certified by the American Montessori Society along with a Bachelor's or Master's Degree.  The school is a member of the South Carolina Montessori Alliance.