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PK-1
Private
Memphis, TN
Students enrolled: 25
Before care: No
 

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1336 Peabody Ave
Memphis, TN 38104

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(901) 274-5622
(901) 726-6067
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March 04, 2015
Our sons attend the Peabody location and we love it! We feel like it is a little family and we have really seen them grow. Mrs Parish has done wonders for our oldest in kindergarten this year! He loves learning here. They are very good at communicating with us about our children and are attentive to any special needs we may have.

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May 11, 2014
My 3 year old and I Had an awful experience at this school. Poor teacher/parent communication. Could hardly get in touch with director to resolve issues. The restrictions on food and drink were obnoxious. They wouldn't allow milk because it promotes mucous production. No juice either except in the morning before school. My child would be exceptionally thirsty when I picked her up. Also one of the lead teachers was intimidating. My child was there approximately 6 weeks and was horrified and never wanted to attend montessori again. This is only a small portion.

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August 09, 2013
My son started at 1st Class Montessori School in 2012 as a kindergartener and after being transferred from a public school environment. Since then, he has taken the Stanford Achievement Test and scored above average in environmental science, has taken vocal and piano lessons, performed in a Christmas concert and piano recital at the Cordova location and is advancing in his reading. He sings on his way to school and when I pick him up - a clear indication of his happiness and comfort at his school. In addition, the environment is very clean, neat and orderly. I am very happy with 1st Class Montessori School.

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November 14, 2012
My child has attended for 2 school years now at the Cordova location on Appling and the learning is phenomenal. She is only 4 and is learning other languages, how to type,piano, on top of the traditional ABCs and 123s. They really challenge the children to excel and incorporate traditional and Montessori values. She has homework weekly and the teachers are good at what they do. A few teachers could be more friendly and warm and the school needs to increase parent involvement. I would recommend overall. the main drawback is its expensive for us right now and we will soon pull her out and hope for a great public school.

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December 15, 2009
I'm really impressed with 1st Class Montessori. The Director and Staff really care about the kids growth and development. My son has really benefited from the learning experiences at 1st Class.

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October 09, 2009
1st Class Montessori is the best. Thanks to the Directors and staff. My daughter doesn't ask to watch tv, but ask to read a book, and write. 1st Class Montessori staff seems to enjoy seeing their work blossom into very gifted and intelligent students. Thanks again Mrs. Hibbler, Ms. Thorpe, and staff for doing an excellent job.

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September 15, 2009
I am very satisfied with level of learning my son has gained. He has learned so much in a short amount of time. I know the sky is the limit.

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July 21, 2009
Ist Class Montessori has proven to be all that I had heard about it and more. The professionalism and dedication of the staff has set such high standards with me and the other parents. The education my grandson acquired at this school has allowed him to be able to compete against students any where in this state or across the country. I will forever recommend this school to any parent. Keep up the good work you are doing!!!

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March 04, 2009
1st Class Montessori has set a great foundation for my son. He has learned so much. My son has been with this school for three years. This will be his last year with 1st Class and I hate to see him go. But they have set the path for him. A great start for your child. They begin at age three. He speaks three different languages not including English! Outstanding school.

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February 15, 2008
This is a wonderful school for our beautiful beginners, i only wished that it was from pre-school to high school. I would certainly recomend all with small children to start at first class. Those kids are so well advanced. Great leadership also.

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January 20, 2008
First Class, has began to fall in some areas. As far as academics is concerned it is okay as far as I can see. There are now getting ready to expand to two locations, I hope that they do not lose their quality while trying to concentrate on quantity.

- submitted by a parent

May 14, 2007
Great School / Great Place / Great People. I would highly recommend to all who want their children to start with an advantage.

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1st Class Montessori School
1336 Peabody Ave, Memphis, TN  38104
(901) 274-5622
Last modified 1st Class Montessori School is a Private school that serves grades PK-1
1st Class Montessori School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top