The Montessori School of Pawleys Island is a nonprofit 501(c3) organization offering a complete Montessori Education for children 6 weeks to 6 years using a unique method of teaching developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori that grew out of 50 years of observing how children best learn.
What Makes Montessori Different?
OUR PROGRAMS for Academic Year vs. Year-Round
- 8 weeks – 18 months
The specially prepared environment is designed to give babies freedom to learn through their senses. Our infant/teacher ratio is 3:1.
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- 18 months – 3 years
Very young children are capable of absorbing information, concepts, and skills from their surroundings and peers. The Toddler program nurtures curiosity, creativity, imagination and respect for self and others. Learn more
- 3 – 6 years
In our Primary classrooms each child moves at their own pace through carefully sequenced, hands-on Montessori materials in areas of mathematics, language development, practical life, art, reading, geography and nature developing skills. Learn more