GEIST MONTESSORI ACADEMY

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13942 E 96TH ST STE 100
MC CORDSVILLE, IN 46055
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Phone: 317-335-1158
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 7
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 8th Grade
  • District: Montessori Academy @ Geist
  • Students/Teacher: 23:1
  • Students/Grade: 28.9
  • Number Students: 260
  • Number Teachers: 10
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Susan Fries
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (27 ratings)
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    School Reviews (30 Reviews)
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    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-27
    "My school is the best because kids truly do come first!!!! The staff cares about every area of their lives."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-08-26
    "We are new this year and very happy with GMA. My children thrive in the individual relationships with their teachers. They love making their work plans and fulfilling them within the flexible extended work times. The basic academic experience for my kiddos is superior to their previous public school. The school struggles, it seems, to provide consistent art, music and gym "specials," but that could be resolved with the right personnel. I wish there were more schools like this in and around town."
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-08-22
    "This school offers a small close knit atmosphere. Students and staff work cohesively together in order to provide a quality education for all ability levels. Everyone is friendly and that makes learning and going to school here fun!"
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-08-22
    "GMA is built on Montessori principles that help children develop independance, confidence, and responsibility for their own education. They have a strong community feel where teachers, students, and families work together to do what is best for each child. Students at Geist Montessori Academy are treated as individuals, both academically and socially. Their educational path is created to fit their needs and to meet their personalized goals. Students and families come from all walks of life and their differences are embraced and celebrated for their uniquness. At GMA everyone is free to be themselves, and they can focus on get the best education possible."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-05-14
    "I really wanted my children to go to a Montessori School over public school. However, after the end of the year my child who has had two years of Montessori before entering kindergarten is way behind my friends children who are in public school and have not even had preschool! I believe in the teachings of Montessori but after this year I know there are huge variations in the teaching that vary and if it is not done right can really hinder our children. This attitude that any Montessori is better than public school is just for those that really have not witnessed what they are actually doing in public school. I went to watch in on my friends kindergarten class and it amazed me what the children were learning and they all appeared so happy. My child is never this happy coming home and I think it is because most of the day they are isolated and made to teach themselves. I want to point out before all the Montessori pit bulls come after me that I believe in Montessori but just because it says it on the building doesn't make it such. This is my opinion and my experience that I am entitled to."
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