About

Atlantic Montessori Charter Schools were founded with the missions to provide quality instruction which holds a strong commitment to the founding principles and philosophies of the Montessori Method. All staff is committed to working together to achieve excellence. Our schools are a warm and supportive community of students, teachers, and parents. We strive to create a learning environment which provides an atmosphere of caring based on kindness, firmness, dignity, and mutual respect. Our staff believes that real learning best takes place in a nonthreatening environment. We focus on solutions instead of problems and we consider our mistakes as wonderful opportunities to learn.

 

Mission

Maria Montessori

The mission of Atlantic Montessori Charter School is to provide quality instruction which holds a strong commitment to the founding principles and philosophies of the Montessori Method and inspires academic excellence in an environment rich with warmth, kindness, respect; nurturing curiosity, creativity and independence.

Our Philosophy begins with a deep respect for children as unique individuals. We focus upon healthy social and emotional development.

Our Community is a warm and supportive community of students, teachers, and parents. Our students do not get lost in the crowd.

Our Positive Discipline in the Classroom program prepares children for responsible citizenship. Through class meetings we create an atmosphere of caring based on kindness and firmness, dignity and mutual respect.

We know that real learning takes place best in a non-threatening environment. We focus on solutions instead of problems. We consider our mistakes as wonderful opportunities to learn.

Governance

Atlantic Montessori Charter School is governed by a non-profit Florida educational organization composed of parents, teachers, and community members dedicated to providing an enriched learning environment for all types of learners.

 

Academic Performance

Atlantic Montessori Charter School is an ungraded school because of the following criteria:

Pursuant to State Board Rule, the Commissioner will determine the school types to earn school grades. Schools that meet all of the following criteria will receive school grades:

For reading and math performance measures, the school serves at least 30 full-year enrolled students with valid assessment scores of 4 in reading and math, including banked end-of-course (EOC) assessment scores for entering 9th graders as applicable (for high schools, the minimum number of scores required in math is now 20* instead of 30; 10 scores for FAA and Algebra 1, and 10 scores for Geometry); and for reading and math learning gains measures, the school serves at least 30 full-year enrolled students of 5 with valid assessment scores in reading and math in both the current year and the previous year. (For high school math learning gains, the minimum number of scores is set at 20* students instead of 30; at least 10 scores for FAA and Algebra 1 in the current year that have prior-year assessment scores eligible for inclusion in gains, and at least 10 scores for Geometry in the current year that have prior-year assessment scores eligible for inclusion in gains.)These criteria include new schools. Alternative schools, including ESE centers, may elect to receive an alternative school improvement rating in lieu of a grade. Department of Juvenile Justice Schools do not earn school grades.