Montessori School of Pawleys Island Welcomes You!

About Us

The Montessori School of Pawleys Island offers a complete Montessori Education for children 8 weeks to 6 years using a unique method of teaching developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori, which grew out of 50 years of observing how children best learn.

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What Makes Montessori Different?

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  • Mixed-age classrooms
  • Work at own pace
  • Multi-sensory materials
  • Teachers as guides
  • Practical Life Skills
  • Global perspective

Our Programs


The specially prepared environment is designed to give babies freedom to learn through their senses.

*The Infant Room has an 18 month waitlist

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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.

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In our Primary classrooms each child moves at their own pace through carefully sequenced, hands-on materials in areas of mathematics, language development, practical life, art, reading, geography and nature developing skills.

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After School Care

Children can attend our After Care Program regularly from one to five days per week. As long as there is space, we are happy to have children drop in for an afternoon.

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Flexibility for Families

Choose an Academic Schedule that generally follows that of the Georgetown County School District, or a Year-Round Schedule, that extends care through school holidays and the summer.

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