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Kirkwood Children's House Montessori School

Kirkwood Children's House Montessori School is a coeducational private montessori school for students in grades Pre-K through Kindergarten.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Kirkwood Children's House Montessori School says

Since 1985, families have chosen Kirkwood Childrens House Montessori School for both our nurturing approach and our academic program, which is based on the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. We share the fundamental belief that children learn best in a social environment that supports their unique strengths and potential. Nestled in a park-like setting in the heart of Kirkwood, our school is a unique community where children are free to be themselves. At Kirkwood Childrens House Montessori School, your child will explore the Montessori materials and receive individualized lessons from our certified Montessori teachers. We inspire and challenge children to reach their own full potential. Our prepared classroom environments guide the development of skills in Practical Life, Sensorial, Science, Language, Math and Arts. Kirkwood Childrens House Montessori School is a community designed for children, a nurturing place to make friends and learn cooperation. In this positive, multi-cultural environment, children learn to accept individual differences and develop a sense of interdependence.

Curriculum

At Kirkwood Children’s House Montessori School, the children experience the Montessori philosophy from the moment they walk in the door, until the moment they say goodbye. Our year-round academic program is based on the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. We share the fundamental belief that children learn best in a social environment that supports their individual strengths and potential. We understand our responsibilities as educators, and we take them seriously. At our school, each child is known and loved for the unlimited possibilities of who he or she will become. Children learn best through direct hands-on contact with learning tools. In our Montessori classrooms, children experience both the freedom and self-discipline that will lead them to life-long independent learning and exploration.

Mission Statement

The mission of Kirkwood Children’s House is to provide an excellent Montessori environment that will support and encourage every child’s unique strengths and personal potentials. Our goal is for the development of the whole child. We nurture and respect children’s natural curiosity to explore the world around them, and we aim to help them develop a lifelong love of learning.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (314) 966-2030

Admission Considerations

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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 53
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 43
Kindergarten 10

Kirkwood Children's House Montessori School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Kirkwood Children's House Montessori School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Average Class Size 10 Average Class Size 20 Average Class Size 8
Head of School   Kerry Moran

Extracurriculars

Currently, we offer weekly extracurricular classes in Musikgarten- early childhood music and movement education. We also offer Spanish Clubhouse- a Spanish language enrichment program.
  • Spanish Club

Associations & Memberships

Other Montessori associations

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