Fernwood Montessori School

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3239 S Pennsylvania Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53207

(414) 294-1300

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 611

Students Per Teacher: 27

Parent Reviews

28 Parent Reviews for Fernwood Montessori School

Fernwood has many positives (great kids, engaged parents, location, etc) and I believe the Montessori approach has been the right teaching style for my child. That said, navigating the different teachers can be something of a minefield - for many years the "lower-L" (through 3rd) was considered strong ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/01/14

I am proud to tell people that we are an MPS family and I send my son to Fernwood. I'm excited to see how he is being challenged by this school environment and am thrilled with the knowledge that he has acquired. The school's test scores are outstanding. The curriculum is thought provoking and I believe ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/02/14

I have gone to fernwood Montessori school 11 years now and I have been there from the start sence k3 and I am an 8th grader now. I love fernwood thats why I have stayed so long. they use the the Montessori ways to teach the students there and I will admit it is not for all kids but its a nice learning ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/05/13

My kids have been going to this school for 10 years. The teachers are pretty good but over the years there has been a marked decline in teacher involvement and enthusiasm. There are some that you must steer away from, because they have a different idea of Montessori than what it actually is. Current ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/05/13

Montessori provides an excellent foundation that will provide the tools necessary to succeed in later on. My daughter went to a Montessori school prior to preschool and she was well-prepared for Kindergarten and first grade!

Posted by a parent on 09/30/10

Great teachers who really care about providing an education based on hands on learning, rather than teaching out of a text book. A very involved PTO as well. This is a great school in a district that has some trouble.

Posted by a parent on 10/23/09

My kids love going to school everyday! They have wonderful teachers.

Posted by a parent on 10/23/09

Fernwood is playing an amazing part in teaching my kids how to be good members of society. I love the independence that Fernwood teaches my kids.

Posted by a parent on 10/22/09

The teachers & staff are very supporting, as well as Fernwood parents. My child has excelled above & beyond in subjects where most children at that age are just average.

Posted by a parent on 10/21/09

The teachers really care about the students and we have lots of parent involvement!

Posted by a parent on 10/21/09

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Test scores for Fernwood Montessori School

WSAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Fernwood Montessori School
Milwaukee School District
* In 2011-2012 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Milwaukee schools — Fernwood Montessori School is located at 3239 S Pennsylvania Ave, Milwaukee WI 53207. 3239 S Pennsylvania Ave is in the 53207 ZIP code in Milwaukee, WI The school district for Fernwood Montessori School is the Milwaukee School District. Fernwood Montessori School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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