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School leader:  Ina Fort
1101 Balsam Road
Columbia, SC 29210

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(803) 772-2262
(803) 772-4414
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Submitted by a parent · August 26, 2014
My daughter left this school last week to begin Kindergarten in public school. My daughter spent two years at MELC, and we could not be more pleased with the results and with the staff. Our daughter is a year early going to kindergarten, but she... more

Submitted by a community member · July 20, 2014
I am the owner and facilitator of Rhythmic Memory LLC, in which I bring group drumming sessions for health & wellness, self-expression, and team-building to schools, churches, seniors, support groups, and other venues. The Montessori Early... more

Submitted by a parent · June 19, 2014
The Montessori experience has been great for our daughter and I seriously doubt that she would have done as well in a traditional school setting. We would whole-heartedly recommend the Montessori Early Learning Center to anyone and sing their... more

Submitted by a parent · June 02, 2014
My daughter attended MELC from 2 -8 years old. It was an amazing experience! Taylor learned a lot at a very young age. I am forever grateful to the MELC staff for the time and energy they put in to the educational growth and social maturity of... more

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The Montessori Early Learning Center and School of the Arts is an unmodified, pure, European based,Montessori School for children 30 months to 3rd grade. We have a 31/2 acre playground with peaceful, landscaped areas, as well as a splash park for children too young for the in ground pool. All of the artists in our Arts school are conservatory trained. We develop the total child.


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Montessori Early Learning Center
1101 Balsam Road, Columbia, SC  29210
(803) 772-2262
Last modified Montessori Early Learning Center is a Private school
Montessori Early Learning Center Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 56 reviews. Top