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Millhopper Montessori School

Millhopper Montessori School is a coeducational private montessori school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Millhopper Montessori School says

MMS serves preschool through middle school and is based on Montessori philosophy as well as other current and compatible methodologies. The school offers a state-of-the-art (contemporary) educationally challenging learning environment. MILLHOPPER MONTESSORI SCHOOL,LLC is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools, the Florida Kindergarten Council and is affiliated with the American Montessori Society. The school was founded in 1977. The Millhopper Montessori School enjoys a spacious facility for its extensive private educational program in Gainesville. The Millhopper Montessori School serves children ages two through 8th grade. True to its Montessori heritage, the staff fosters creative thinking and problem-solving through the use of manipulative and other educational tools. A diversified curriculum ensures all aspects of your child’s educational needs will be met. Our low student-teacher ratio, one-to-one and small group instruction, and complete Montessori curriculum enables children to have a self-paced individualized program. Hands-on materials enhance visual and kinesthetic learning, while independence and self-discipline develop through the classroom dynamics. Subject areas include practical life, math, geometry, botany, zoology, geology, astronomy, health sciences, art, drama, music, movement, Spanish, media, theatre, and seasonal activities. Christina Miller is the founder and director of Millhopper Montessori School. She is trained and certified by the Montessori Association of Florida (MAF) for pre-primary, American Montessori Society (AMS) in Elementary, holds a B.A. in elementary education and an M.A. in curriculum design. Her many pursuits include co-owner of Dynamic Didactic Developware, a software company that created “Mentors Mathematic” an innovative software and manipulative program used to teach younger children place value in the four mathematic operations.

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Finance

Finance

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (352) 375-6773
Email
  mmschool@millhopper.com

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 223
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 77
Kindergarten 36
1 21
2 22
3 13
4 14
5 13
6 12
7 14
8 1

Millhopper 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 Millhopper Montessori School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Gender 9% Male / 91% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 49%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 7%

Extracurriculars

  • Basketball
  • Flag Football
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Flag Football
  • Soccer

Associations & Memberships

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