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Ivy League Montessori School

1791 Kelly Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 781-5586
NR

(out of 10)

Private Grades PK-6 75 students Unknown students/teacher

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About this school

Ivy League Montessori School is a private elementary school in Cumming. The principal of Ivy League Montessori School is Becky Carty and can be contacted at bcarty@ilmsnet.com. 75 children attend Ivy League Montessori School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian. George W. Whitlow Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 66% %
Black, non-Hispanic 2% %
Asian 17% %
Hispanic 15% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    Ivy League Montessori provides an amazing atmosphere for students to learn. After a negative experience at another local Montessori we moved our son to Ivey League a year and a half ago. He has simply blossomed at the school. His behavior has improved significantly and he is way above his grade level in his skill set. We love the teachers and staff. The Parents Group is very active and supportive of the school. While we always planned to move our son to public school we are now staying at Ivy League Montessori next year!

  • (9 months ago)

    Ivy League has been an incredible experience for our son. He has thrived and made incredible strides not only educationally but in life lessons. The teachers and administrators are warm caring and loving to every child. Another unique aspect to the school is that the parents want to be involved in the school and have an incredible parent group. Parents are always well informed about there children and the school. I can not say enough about this school and everything about it. If I could give more than five stars I would.

  • (11 months ago)

    Ivy League Montessori School was established in 1991. As the first Montessori school in the area we feel that we offer a truly authenic Montessori education for children from 18 months to 12 years old. Beginning with our littlest students our 18 month- 3 year old Mother's Morning Out program consists of 2 morning classes a week. This an excellent way for us to introduce Montessori principles to children. Following the Mother's Morning Out program children graduate into our traditional Montessori program. Classes are broken into three age levels; ages 3-K 1st-3rd grade 4th-6th grade. Our school makes great efforts to ensure that students are placed into the right classroom with the right teacher. All of our teachers have been certified as Montessori teachers and have many years of classrooom experience. Many have been at our school for 10+ years. Please come and experience the difference in a school and staff that has 23 years experience in quality Montessori Education.

  • (1 year ago)

    We are fans of Montessori education for our family but finding the right one with excellent teachers and students was tough in our area. We are on our 3rd Montessori school but have been a part of the Ivy League family the past 5 years. We started out at another AMI school in Roswell and then went to another in Cumming. I didn't pick Ivy League FIRST because of the outside structure being what looks like a small house. There is a lesson in remembering to never judge a book by it's cover because what is inside the school house is happy intelligent loving teachers and students that are kind gracious and truly love to learn. I have 3 children that are in their fifth year at Ivy League and they love school love the work and love to learn. I never even knew that was possible! I thought kids at that age thought of school as a "had to" and not a "want to". We have a happy home life so it says a lot that my children enjoy going to school AS MUCH as they enjoy being home on the weekends. The teachers the materials the parents the clean environment the cultural field trips- everything about ILMS is FIRST CLASS. Driving 22 miles so that my kids can attend ILMS is worth it.

  • (1 year ago)

    My 3 boys attend this school and I cannot say enough good things about it. My oldest son has been there for 5 years now. The teachers take the time to get to know each individual child and meet their needs accordingly. It truly has become our home away from home. I am thankful everyday that my children are surrounded by such loving intelligent and patient educators. I love ILMS!!!!

  • (1 year ago)

    Both of my sons have been at ILMS for three years and I couldn't be happier with their progress. We moved to Cumming from another state and another Montessori school that we thought was doing a great job. It was only by enrolling our boys at ILMS that allowed us to see what a huge difference there is between schools. Both of our boys started the Montessori way of learning when they were just three years old. I recommend that you get your children going as early as you possibly can there is no better way for a child to learn and actually retain knowledge than the Montessori way! There is definitely a reason that ILMS has been in business for over twenty years they are the best by far!

  • (1 year ago)

    Ivy League Montessori School is by far the best Montessori school in the area! There are few words that can adequately describe what this school means to our family. Our journey with Ivy League began over 5 years ago when my oldest daughter had just turned 3. When my husband and I toured the school we immediately felt a comfort that we had not felt before while looking at other schools. We now have two daughters in the primary level and one in the lower elementary. Each year ILMS continues to exceed our expectations. The teachers are absolutely phenomenal! Their desire is to provide the best Montessori education in a warm and caring environment. We are blown away by what are children have learned under their instruction. Academically they are years ahead compared to peers outside their school. I can honestly say that each staff member cares deeply for my children and for my family as a whole. I consider my daughter's teachers and the director of the school to be the individuals that I turn to the most when I need guidance as a parent. ILMS is my children's home away from home. Needless to say it will be a very sad day when our youngest graduates from this school!

  • (1 year ago)

    ILMS has a 4 week 'trial period.' On Day 29 they informed us that our child should see an occupational therapist so we did. The OT however did not feel that treatment was necessary. We withdrew our child from ILMS. We had paid for 3 months of preschool; our son was only there for 1 month. The other two months tuition ($1186) was not refunded to us accompanied by the statement "We are sorry that you chose to withdraw from our school." This money would have covered 6 months of pre-school at our son's new school (where he is thriving and doing very well).

  • (1 year ago)

    My daughter has been at this school for three years now. This school and it's staff and teachers has been one of the greatest gifts to my daughter's life and our live's as parents. My daughter is reading on the 2nd grade level at the Kindergarden age 5.5. But this is not all that is happening there at home our child has now began to do her own laundry get herself dressed make her own bed clean up her own room keep her play room clean sweep the floor and wash the windows to just name a few. This school provides as superior education but also my child's teacher heard about how at home my child was not handling her responsibilities so the teacher immediately called a meeting with myself and my child and she gave us parenting tools. Every time I have used these tools my child is excelling at home too. So as a result my relationship with my child continues to improve because we do not have power struggles at home because I have learned from the ILMS teacher how to empower my child in the home too !! This school demonsrates true love harmony and compassion to every child and to every parent. You have to come and observe to understand what I am talking about.

  • (1 year ago)

    I give great respect to ILMS. The environment and teachers both have tremendous influence over my son becoming a well rounded child both educationally and from a character development standpoint. ILMS helps me to parent better while also making parenting a little easier.

  • (1 year ago)

    Do yourself (and your children) one of the biggest favors and tour this school before you commit to one. I searched for a year and visited countless schools and knew the second I met the teachers and tour the school. My children are receiving the best international education with legendary teachers that truly care about the development of your child.

  • (1 year ago)

    We have been part of Ivy League for about 7 years already having our kids in this school has been one of the best decisions that we have made. The faculty is amazingly good we have only good words to say about this school. If you are serious about the education of your kids I cannot recommend a better place.

  • (2 years ago)

    ILMS has really great teachers and a wonderful group of parents. True Montessori education that adheres fully to its practices and curriculum.

  • (4 years ago)

    My daughter's friend's son goes there and they love it.

  • (4 years ago)

    Best school I've ever seen.

  • (4 years ago)

    Because the kids love it and thats what counts

  • (4 years ago)

    Great attention to the children

  • (4 years ago)

    Because my friend's sons are BOTH enrolled in this school and they love it!

  • (4 years ago)

    ILMS has the best educational environment for students parents and teachers.

  • (4 years ago)

    It is a hands on learning center and it teaches above the public school system. all children should have a chance to learn this way

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