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Greenspring Montessori At a Glance

General Information

Ages Served: 18 months through 14  years (grade 8)

Coeducational: Yes

Enrollment: 255 Students

Founded: 1962

Mission: Igniting purpose and voice in a fully engaged learning community.

Religious Affiliation: None; in keeping with Montessori principles, Greenspring Montessori students explore and celebrate holidays from various religions, countries, and cultures to cultivate a world-wide worldview, embrace differences, and live in peace with a diverse world.

Methodology: The Montessori Method, established by Dr. Maria Montessori in Italy in 1906.  This method has the benefit of being the most established, scientifically-based, scientifically-proven revolutionary approach to education in wide circulation today, and is popular around the world.

Accreditation and Licensure: Greenspring Montessori School is accredited by The American Montessori Society (AMS) and The Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS), and is licensed by the Maryland State Department of Education and the Office of Child Care of Baltimore County.

Nondiscrimination Statement: Greenspring Montessori School welcomes all students and families, and does not discriminate in its hiring, admissions practices, or any other form of access on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, sex or disability.

Academics & Special Programs

Academic Programs:

Young Toddler (18 months – 2 years)
Toddler (2-3 years)
Primary (3-6 years)
Kindergarten (5-6 years – third year of Primary)
Lower Elementary (6-9 years)
Upper Elementary (9-12 years)
Middle School (12-14 years)

Average Student to Faculty Ratio (by program):

Young Toddler: 3:1
Toddler: 7:1
Primary: 10:1
Lower Elementary: 13:1
Upper Elementary: 13:1
Middle School: 8:1

After-School Activities:

Interscholastic Sports:

  • Basketball
  • Soccer

Recent After-school Enrichment Classes:

  • Theatre
  • Tumbling
  • Violin
  • Keyboarding
  • Ultimate Frisbee

Specialty Classes Offered:

All Students:

  • Spanish Language
  • Library
  • Physical Education

Primary through Middle School

  • Art
  • Music

 

Enrollment

Enrollment: Approximately 220 Students

Diversity:  Ethnicity-Pie-Chart

 

Campus

Campus Location: 10807 Tony Drive, at the corner of Greenspring Valley & Falls Roads in Lutherville, Maryland.  Click here for directions.

Campus History:  Located on the site of the historic Emerson Dairy Farm, which the school bought in 1977.  Learn more about our history.

Campus Size: 7 acres.

Facility Highlights:

  • 3 main classroom buildings, renovated from their rustic origins as parts of Emerson Dairy Farm.
  • 1 new Student Center, containing the Gym, Middle School, Art & Music classrooms, Admissions & Business Offices.
  • 5 playgrounds appropriate to various age levels.
  • Outdoor learning space, including a campus vegetable garden, a soccer field, and wood and meadowland.
  • Indoor learning spaces include computer lab, science lab, kitchen, performance stage, and a green house.
  • Several smaller buildings for additional offices, printing & mailing, and maintenance.