Nightingale Montessori School

  • Grades: PK-11
  • Student Enrollment: 100
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
  • Address
  • 1106 E High St
  • Springfield, OH 45505
  • Phone
  • (937) 324-0336
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School Description

Nightingale Montessori School enrolls 100 school students from grades PK-11. It is located in Springfield, OH, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $32,193.

School Operational Details
  • Montessori
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 178
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 6
    Note: Kindergarten Offers Both Full and Half Day Schedule
School Associations
  • American Montessori Society (AMS)
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1 review for Nightingale Montessori School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 08, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • When I first moved to Springfield I enrolled my child in the local public school. After being dismayed by numerous negative and frustrating experiences with administration-driven issues, Nightingale Montessori provided a beacon of hope. My eldest enrolled there 8 years ago and, through development of her academic, cognitive and social skills, has shown me year after year that this was a great decision. I have since also enrolled my second child and my youngest will soon join his siblings in what I consider to be not only the best educational option in this area, but a model that should be replicated throughout our national system.
    As much as I have seen my own children benefit, I have watched their fellow students continually gain in self-confidence and ability as they learned to identify and pursue their own interests, motivated by sincere desire to learn and accomplish rather than merely comply with arbitrary and externally-mandated work. Acknowledging and building on this desire is key to this school's methods; faculty do not force children to work in lockstep, holding them back in certain areas and prodding them on in others to maintain some sort of industrialized rate of production. Rather, each child pursues an individualized work plan, racing forward in work in which they excel and taking a more measured pace on work requiring it.
    I have not seen a school either more successful with its students or with a more logically- and scientifically-developed methodology. This is a fantastic school.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 100
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 12.4
    Full-Time Teachers: 10
    Part-Time Teachers: 5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 6.4
  • Percent Minority Students: 10.0%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 42 (42.0%)
  • Females: 58 (58.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Nightingale Montessori School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Nightingale Montessori School
  Number Percent
1st Grade88.0%
2nd Grade44.0%
3rd Grade1010.0%
4th Grade1010.0%
5th Grade77.0%
6th Grade55.0%
7th Grade44.0%
8th Grade33.0%
9th Grade66.0%
10th Grade11.0%
11th Grade11.0%
Source: OH Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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