Tremont Montessori is a wonderful choice within CMSD. A valuable montessori curriculum within a public school is a rare and special find. Teachers and staff are committed to the students and the surrounding neighborhood of this citywide-draw school fully supports the school and its programming. It's a gem in the city of Cleveland!
This is a very good public school that is really under the radar. We've been at the school for several years, I am impressed with the deepening dedication to the Montessori method and focus on allowing only Montessori-accredited teachers. The school is not close to us but they offer busing with no trouble, and it's worth the distance for this unique and quality experience (free!). Multi-age classrooms allow the children to learn from each other as well as their teachers. They have a large special ed component and have a genuinely diverse student body; this is not a boutique school, it is an actual Cleveland public school with a specialized program. The Pre-k is especially awesome for building early readers and organized minds. Special projects, trips, and peace initiative are bonuses. Not too many perfect schools, but this one is working well, and getting better.