Montgomery School

Quick Facts

Administration:

Faculty:

  • 34 full and part time teachers (56% with advanced degrees)
  • Average number of years at Montgomery: 11 years

Enrollment Statistics:

  • Grade Range: Prekindergarten through 8th Grade
  • Total Students: 235
  • Average Class Size: 14
  • Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Student Body Racial Diversity: 21% 
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 60% 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.
  • 23 SmartBoards (each classroom)
  • Computer technology center including 20 Mac computers 
  • 40 Chromebooks for middle school students
  • Music technology lab including 10 iMac stations with Midi keyboards and headphones
  • Mobile laptop cart with 24 netbooks for lower school students
  • 34 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 Church Farm School
Country Day School of the Sacred Heart
Delaware County Christian School
Delaware Valley Friends School
Devon Preparatory School
The Episcopal Academy
Germantown Academy
The Haverford School
The Hill School
Holy Name High School
Holderness Academy
The Hotchkiss School
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
Lancaster Country Day School
The Lawrenceville School
Linden Hall School
Malvern Preparatory School
Milton Hershey School
The McDonough School
Mercersburg Academy
Millbrook Academy
Milton Hershey School
Mount St. Joseph Academy
The Peddie School
Phillips Academy Andover
Phillips Exeter Academy
The Putney School
Ransome Everglades School
St. Andrew's School
St. Pius X
Sanford School
Severn School
The Shipley School
The Taft School
The Tatnall School
Villa Maria Academy
Westtown School
Wilmington Friends 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)
  • Chester County Chamber of Commerce
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    School Calendar

    Sep 02

    First Day of School

    Sep 05

    Middle School Adventure Day

    Sep 12

    Head of School Convocation

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Family Picnic

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Sep 15

    MSCA Meeting

    9:00 AM - 10:00 AMLocation: Dining Room
    Sep 16

    Middle School Parents' Night

    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Sep 18

    Picture Day

    Lower School Parents' Night

    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Sep 19

    Picture Day

    Sep 25

    Rosh Hashanah - School Closed