RUFFING MONTESSORI SCHOOL

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1285 ORCHARD PARK DR
ROCKY RIVER, OH 44116
Phone: 440-333-2250
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Private
  • Grades: Preschool - 8th Grade
  • District:
  • Students/Teacher: 9:1
  • Students/Grade: 30
  • Number Students: 300
  • Number Teachers: 25
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr John Mcnamara
  • 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 (16 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (11 Reviews)
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    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-11
    "I attended this school 1st-8th grade. I can honestly say it was an absolutely terrible experience. My fellow classmates were cruel and relentless and the teachers and principal did nothing about it, even though it was brought to their attention several times. In fact, I had a few teachers repeatedly treat me terribly as well with comments and ridicule. Out of 8 teachers, I can only say something nice about 2 of them. If you want your child to be in a positive environment, do not send them here."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-03-31
    "Ruffing Montessori is a good school but your experience will depend on what teacher you are assigned. My child attended this school and it was a nightmare. His teacher repeatedly made culturally insensitive remarks during our conferences and the class environment was very physical. I spoke to the teacher repeatedly about the physical culture of the class and she assured me it would get better but it never did. Also, my child told me she pointed her finger in his face and yelled at him. I sent her an email stating what my child told me and asked for clarification she did not respond. I withdrew my child out of the school. I am sure this is a good school but even good schools can have bad teachers. If you allow your child to attend a class directed by D. Liston you are doing him/her a disservice."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-06-17
    "Excellent school! My daughter attended from 3 yrs old until 7th grade when we moved far east in Ohio. She now attends a public high school and has adapted wonderfully, academic and socially. As other reviews have stated, Ruffing teaches children what they need to know for the real world in addition to the academic studies. The studies let the child advance at their own pace and gifted children are not held back others that may need more attention. Although it was a bit of a financial strain for my family, I am so glad I made the decision and commitment for her to attend Ruffing."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-02-12
    "catholic option, I did not like that, some go to church in the gym some do not."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-01-21
    "I have two children at Ruffing and am extremely pleased. My younger child actually went there first in Pre-K and I loved it so much I moved my daughter there in the 4th grade. She is more challenged at Ruffing that at any other school she's been at. I love that she is learning to motivate herself and organize her time when doing her schoolwork. I also love the family atmosphere and the wonderful teachers. I highly recommend Ruffing Montessori!!"
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