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ADMINISTRATION:

Head of School: Sally Keidel
Director of Finance and Operations: Mark Murray

Lower School Head: Susan Marotta
Middle School Head: Mark Dixon
Director of External Affairs: Stacey Kley
Director of Development: Allison Stinger
Director of Admission and Financial Aid: Deb Goggins
Director of Athletics and Facilities: Carolyn Blair

FACULTY:

34 full and part time teachers (56% with advanced degrees)
Average number of years at Montgomery: 12 years


ENROLLMENT STATISTICS:

Grade Range: Prekindergarten through 8th Grade
Total Students: 237
Average Class Size: 13
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Student Body Racial Diversity: 23%
The Board of Trustees recognizes that diversity is an asset that strengthens the ultimate purpose of education by fostering the essential value of respect and preparing students to live and work in a global community. To that end, the Board published a statement of the School’s Cultural Enrichment Vision, which asserts the following: Montgomery School is committed to providing a culturally enriching environment that nurtures and celebrates the unique qualities and talents of each student while emphasizing respect, integrity, and inclusivity. The School believes that its community and curriculum should reflect our multicultural and diverse world providing us the opportunity to teach awareness, sensitivity, and the skill of appreciating differences. The School is dedicated to an open community where differences are welcome.

Financial aid is available to families with students in kindergarten through 8th grade and is based on the family’s financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid office. The average grant covers 58% of tuition.

Before and After school care available for students Prekindergarten – 6th grade. FREE Before and After Care for PreK and Kindergarten.

PHYSICAL PLANT AND FACILITIES:

60 acre campus
29 classrooms in 10 buildings
Instructional outdoor classroom space featuring wetlands, an indigenous meadow, a quarry pond and Pickering Creek.
2 Makerbot 5th generation 3D printers
SmartBoards or high definition displays in each classroom
10 Ipads and 15 android tablets for student use
Computer technology center including 20 Mac computers
40 Chromebooks for middle school students
Mobile laptop cart with 24 Chromebooks for lower school students
30 laptops in PreK through 5th grades
2 state-of-the-art science labs with 16 laptops in a mobile cart, capable of connecting with a variety of sensors for experimentation
Library with over 7,500 books and online resources
Dining Room that seats 3 grades at a time for family style lunches
Full size gymnasium
5 athletic fields
Organic garden with 9 raised beds

SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACEMENT:

Recent Montgomery School students have been accepted to the following secondary schools:
The Agnes Irwin School
The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur
Archmere Academy
Avon Old Farms School
The Baldwin School
Berkshire School
Bishop Shanahan High School
Blair Academy
The Cate School
Church Farm School
Country Day School of the Sacred Heart
Delaware County Christian School
Delaware Valley Friends School
Devon Preparatory School
Downingtown STEM Academy
The Episcopal Academy
Germantown Academy
The Haverford School
The Hill School
Lancaster Country Day School
The Lawrenceville School
Linden Hall School
Malvern Preparatory School
The Peddie School
St. Andrew's School
St. Pius X
Sanford School
The Shipley School
Villa Maria Academy
Westtown School
Woodlynde School

ACCREDITATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS:

Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Education Records Bureau (ERB)
Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB)
Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education (CSEE)
Powerful Learning Practice (PLP)
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