Can anyone give me the name of a very good Montessori preschool in Columbus, Ohio?

Question:I am not interested in daycare, but an actual preschool.




Answers:
My child went to Jane's Montessori Academy last year. It's a preschool, but they have daycare as well. I was amazed by the change in his behavior. I always had problems getting him to listen to what I said, but after one school year he has improved so much. He even cleans up after himself! By the end of the year he was doing some multiplication equations. He was so sad that the school year ended.

The teachers are AWESOME too.

I am sure the other schools are good, but I have had a great experience with Jane's. Hope that helps.
I think any Montessori school you find will be good if they follow the Montessori standards. I just started working at a Montessori preschool and I am amazed at the level the children speak, behave, follow directions, resolve conflicts, etc. Call a local Mont. school in your area and schedule a tour. They should be more than willing to do so. Good Luck!
I know nothing about these schools other than they're listed on AMS's Web Site. I may be embarrased because I probably met the administrators at some point in my life:

COLUMBUS MONTESSORI EDUCATION CENTER (Full Member School)
979 South James Road
COLUMBUS 43227
270 Students 6 Weeks - 14 Years Old
Ms. Margaret Fein
614/231-3790 (Fax, 614/231-3780) August-June, Summer Program-Yes
E-mail: pfein@columbusmontessori.org
Web: www.columbusmontessori.org
Programs Offered: Art, Music, Spanish & Chess Club

MONTESSORI CHILDREN’S HOUSE (Full Member School)
950 King Avenue
COLUMBUS 43212
96 Students 2.5 – 6 Years Old
Mrs. Jennifer Woodford & Ms. Susan Glenn
614/451-4749 September-June
Programs Offered: Music & Yoga

ST. JOSEPH MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Full Member School)
933 Hamlet Street
COLUMBUS 43201
299 Students 3 - 14 Years Old
Ms. Donna Marie Barton
614/291-8601 (Fax, 614/291-7411) August-June, Summer Program-Yes
E-mail: dbarton@cdeducation.org
Web: www.sjms.net
Program offered: Art, Music, Spanish, Catholicism, Band, Bell Choir, Scouts, Vocal Choir & P.E.


Of course, don't trust the web site to tell you if the school is good. Go visit and see for yourself.

Matt

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