Montessori Preparatory School

Preschool | Nonsectarian |

PHONE: (757) 484-7229

Po Box 6102

Portsmouth, VA 23703

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Montessori Preparatory School is a preschool located in Portsmouth, Virginia.

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Associations: AMS; Coed; Montessori; Nonsectarian
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    Posted on Nov 28, 2005
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    The quality of the academic offerings at Montessori Prep School are compeltely in line with the traditional teachings in true Montessori fashion. My child is encouraged to seek out different areas of learning and develop at her own pace. There are plenty of opportunities for extra curricular activities such as music, computer training, swim lessons etc. too! Parents are encouraged to be involved, although it is easy for one who is not familiar with the keeping of the sanctity of the classroom to misunderstand the purpose of a closed school. (Parents are not permitted to just 'walk in' to school.) One of the many purposes of this being limiting the amount of bacteria trasmitted by street shoes. Even the children trade their street shoes for slippers as soon as arriving to school! (Also cuts down on the damage little feet can do by stepping on little hands!)
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    Posted on Feb 13, 2005
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    I have been terribly dissapointed with the Montessori Preparatory School on Churchland. There is very little communication between the parents and either the teachers or the director. I have tried to arrange a conference with the director, and she told me that she was too busy with the planned activities in the school to set aside time to talk with me about my daughter. I have been unable to observe in the classroom as I have been made completely un-welcome to come into the classroom. Parents are required to drop students off by waiting in line with thier cars until a teacher comes to the car to escort the child into the school. The obverse is true for pick up. At no time is the parent normally allowed to come into the school.
    --Submitted by a parent

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