Pflugerville Montessori School, Austin:
Established in 1987, Pflugerville Montessori School is the oldest Montessori school in Pflugerville, Round Rock and Cedar Park area to the north of Austin, serving Travis County and Williamson County in Texas. Pflugerville Montessori School has been providng a quality and authentic Montessori program for the children ages 18 months to 6 years. Our school is a recognized (accredited) Montessori school by the Association Montessori International and a member of the North American Montessori Teachers Association.
The main objective of the Pflugerville Montessori School is to provide a carefully planned, stimulating Montessori environment which will enable the children to develop healthy habits, attitudes, skills and concepts which are essential for a lifetime of creative thinking, learning and problem solving. Our school is designed and built under the layout concepts specific to Montessori education.
Our goal is to provide her life's work in its integrity and completeness.
- Toddler Program (18 months - 3 years) half day and full day
- Primary and Elementary Program (3 - 6 years) half day, extended day and fullday. Hours of operations: Monday - Friday 7am - 6pm open year round.
- We also offer Enrichment programs including Spanish, Computers, Ballet and Tap and Stretch-n-grow.
The basic principle in the Montessori Philosophy of education is that every child carries within his / her self-potentialities of a person that he/she can become. The Life Force that is there is hidden in every young child to develop his/her intellectual, physical and spiritual powers to the fullest.
The Pflugerville Montessori School is established to assist those children entrusted to its care to help become that unique human being ... for the benefit of their own personal development ... and for the good of the society in which one day they will be involved with. The goal of the program is to help each child his or her potential thereby helping the child to develop concentration, self-esteem and experience the joys of learning.
Montessori offers a rigorous and innovative academic program. The curriculum is organized into overlapping subjects, rather than individualized subjects that children merely memorize and covered by the teacher only once at a specific grade level.
The Montessori Curriculum should be introduced in the early years of a child’s life, at least starting at three years of age and continued into later years. The lessons are introduced in a stages starting from simple and concrete. The lessons are repeated and reintroduced with added challenges throughout the consequent years with a degree of abstraction and complexity. By introducing the lessons in a simple and concrete manner, it helps the child to complete the lessons and feel as if though he / she has succeeded. Then challenges are added on without the child being aware of the complexity of the lesson. Thus, instilling independence, self confidence and self esteem in the child about his/her work.
In most pre-schools, a teacher teaches the children educational concepts in a group. In the Montessori school, the children learn concepts spontaneously as they work independently with the many materials in the environment. The materials in the Montessori classroom progress from simple to more complex design and usage, each level of understanding being worked through repetition to reach the next level of understanding.
The child has an ability to manipulate the materials. The child learns by arranging materials in a specific way, which explains the function of a concept. The movement and the work are inseparable: With his / her thinking, the materials begin as concrete expressions of a concept and gradually become more abstract expressions of that concept. The materials are designed for self-education and self-correction.
Since its inception, Pflugerville Montessori School has been providing the highest quality of education in the North Austin and surrounding areas to children ages 18 months to 6 years. Graduate from our school have attended well-known schools and colleges throughout the USA and overseas. Within the Austin area, Pflugerville Montessori graduates successfully attend Austin, Pflugerville, Cedar Park and Round Rock school districts.
The Montessori trained teachers and the assistants are selected with the utmost regard for the specific personal and professional qualities, knowledge and skills that would enable the children to experience warm, nurturing and the best Montessori environment possible. With a highly qualified staff, our school is commited to providing the best Montessori experience a child will have in his / her childhood development.
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|Address: Pflugerville, 2500 W. Pecan Street, Austin, Texas , USA|
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