Springmont is an inclusive school and welcomes families without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.

 

Fast Facts about Springmont

List of 7 items.

  • Year Founded

    1963 - Springmont is the oldest Montessori school in the Southeast.
  • Location

    Sandy Springs, Georgia - Springmont sits just inside metro Atlanta’s I-285 “perimeter” on seven wooded acres in a quiet, residential area.
  • Structure

    Designated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, governed by a Board of Trustees and led by a Head of School, Springmont is tax exempt as described by Georgia statute and the Code of the Internal Revenue Service, and contributions to our programs are tax deductible as described by current tax law.
  • Faculty Tenure and Training

    Springmont Teachers have an average of 15 years classroom experience, 50% hold master's degrees and all Primary and Elementary Teachers hold AMI teaching certificates in addition to bachelor’s degrees.

    Atlanta is home to two AMI teacher training centers: Montessori Institute of Atlanta (offering Elementary level training) and International Montessori Training Institute (offering Primary level training). AMI training is rigorous and extensive and is internationally recognized for high standards and authenticity. AMI teachers have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year of AMI studies. The AMI diploma is recognized worldwide.
  • Number of Students

    Springmont has 280 students, Toddler through Middle School, with 41% coming from international/ethnic backgrounds. Springmont is non-Sectarian.
  • Number of Multi-Age Classrooms

    12 total
    • 2 Toddler (ages 1 ½ to 2 ½)
    • 4 Primary (ages 2 ½ to 6+)
    • 3 Lower Elementary (ages 6 to 9)
    • 2 Upper Elementary (ages 10-12)
    • 1 Middle School (ages 13-14, grades 7-8)
  • School Hours

    Toddler options (ages 18 months to 3)
                Half Day: 8:45 – 11:45 a.m.
                School Day: 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
                All Day: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
     
    Primary options
                Half Day (ages 3 to 5+): 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
                             Early Care available 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
                School Day (3 to 6+): 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
                             Early Care available 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
                All Day (ages 3 to 6+): 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
     
    Lower Elementary options (ages 6 to 9)
                School Day: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
                            Early Care available 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
                            Extended Day available 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
                All Day: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
     
    Upper Elementary options (ages 9 to 12)
                School Day: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
                            Early Care available 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
                            Extended Day available 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
                All Day: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
     
    Middle School options (ages 12 to 14)
                School Day: 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
                            Early Care available 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
                            Extended Day available 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
                All Day: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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