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Mission Statement

In accordance with the philosophy and pedagogical methods of Maria Montessori, the Montessori Country Day School community, consisting of teachers, staff and parents, makes it their goal to provide quality, child-centered, individualized education for children ages 12 months through 13 years. We all work together to develop responsible, critical-thinking, confident, powerful, and caring members of society. Through the manipulation of hands-on materials, students develop independence, confidence, self-direction, self-discipline, a positive attitude toward school and a life-long love of learning. Children enjoy freedom of movement and choice within a well-planned, low pressure, child-paced, prepared environment. This environment, designed with clear and carefully defined limits, meets the needs of a multi-aged, heterogeneous grouping of students.

The Montessori Country Day School is licensed by:
Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Private Academic Schools
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

Our facility offers its services and admissions without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, sex, handicap, age and national origin. If, as a parent, you feel that you have complaints of discrimination against you or your child, you may contact any of the following agencies to voice your concerns:

  1. Office of Civil Rights
  2. Department of Public Welfare
  3. Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Bureau of Equal Opportunity
  5. Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission