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About This School

Old Peachtree Montessori School is a private elementary school in Auburn. 138 students go to Old Peachtree Montessori School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. The student to teacher ratio at Old Peachtree Montessori School is 16:1. Mulberry Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • Mandarin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School
White, non-Hispanic 85%
Black, non-Hispanic 6%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0%
Multiracial 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (11 months ago)

    OPMS provides a caring family atmosphere that emphasizes respect for one another. Students are taught in a calm engaging environment and are given the chance to master skills and lessons at their own pace.

  • (11 months ago)

    We have been at OPMS for 4 years and LOVE it! We have one gifted child and one with special needs. They have both thrived in this loving culturally diverse school!!!

  • (11 months ago)

    Old Peachtree Montessori is a school where the teachers and staff encourage the children to imagine and explore. and grow at their own rate.

  • (11 months ago)

    My child has been going to OPM for 4 years and she has excelled academically. She enjoys the class environment the playground garden the teachers and administration. I have seen staff churn but the focus is always on the children. They do a great job getting my child to want to learn.

  • (1 year ago)

    Great in theory...some really amazing teachers but poorly run. Administrative staff is disorganized and flaky at best. They mean well but don't have it together. The school seems to be struggling financially and looks for fundraising schemes at every turn (more so than other private schools). Their hiring standards are very lax and have a high turnover rate for support staff. More affordable than other Montessori schools but misses the mark too much to be worth it in my opinion.

  • (1 year ago)

    My daughter is 4. She doesn't even know she is learning and having a blast. She knows all the presidents in order that there are 7 continents and that there is an eastern hemisphere and western hemisphere. This a great school with great teachers and staff. I highly recommend this school.

  • (1 year ago)

    My son started at OPMS this past Fall (2012). This was his first experience with any school since he had stayed home with me up until that point. Naturally we were worried that he wouldn't adjust to the Montessori method and just had general first day of school jitters. That was all for nothing because he LOVES school and literally misses school on the weekends. The teachers are amazing! My son has learned so much and was reading within a few months of starting school. The campus is beautiful with lots of nature gardens and animals for the kids to enjoy. Love LOVE Old Peachtree Montessori!

  • (2 years ago)

    My daughter has been here since she was 18 months. She is now in the fifth grade and still attends Old Peachtree Montessori. The place is amazing. I would suggest you come visit the school even if you are having any doubts about where your child attends now. They also have great summer programs!

  • (4 years ago)

    It's more than a school it's a home away from home the village that raises the child. The community thrives in an environment of respect from the youngest ( 18 mo. ) to the eldest. The campus offers so much influence in class participation ranging from outdoor animal care & a variety of gardens to indoor love of learning materials and guidance. On campus and off campus real life experiences. A very healthy alternative to the public school system. Ones ability to pay never compromises the need for the family seeking this environment. Utilities staffing salaries teaching materials and animal care cost leave little for maintenance. Fund raisers have kept this wonderful school going and the extra money if awarded would go far in addressing the maintenance needs to keep us in tip top condition. This school has meant so much to the parents who seek this alternative rewarding learning experience for their children. Respectively Melanie Stephens

  • (5 years ago)

    My Son is just finishing his first year at OPMS. We are absolutely in love with Old Peachtree Montessori School and have been since the first time we visited the campus. We wouldn't dream of sending him anywhere else and can't wait to start our youngest too. The campus is beautiful with a generous amount of space for the children to run around and the playground equipment is top notch. The staff and teachers are all incredibly warm and kind. The over all feeling of OPMS is a sense of belonging to a community that will nuture and guide my children to become wonderful well adjusted kind and curteous adults.

  • (6 years ago)

    Excellent school with montesorri trained teachers. 4 Building campus wit a garden nature trail and a large playground. I have had my oldest daughter there for 5 years and my youngest for 2 years. I would highly reccomend them to anyone.

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