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Questions about Sea Pines Montessori Academy (SPMA)? Here is a list of frequently asked questions.

  1. What qualifications do SPMA teachers hold? Our teachers hold many teaching certificates and degrees from highly rated universities and colleges, in addition to their Montessori accredited training and certifications. Visit our Staff Page to view each teacher’s qualifications.
  2. How many students attend the school? Currently, we have about 150 students enrolled.
  3. What grades do you offer? Daycare through 8th grade. Specifically, ages12 months of age through 15 years. Our students complete 8th grade with us and select the high school of their choice.
  4. Is there after-school care? Yes! We offer full-day programs and after-school care. Learn more here.
  5. What is Montessori? Please head to our home page and watch the videos (it helps, we promise!).
  6. Is Financial Aid available? Yes. Please visit our Admissions Page for more details.
  7. I still don’t understand what the difference is between Montessori and a “regular” school. Please contact us to schedule a campus tour and see the difference in education. There’s no obligation and we would love the opportunity to introduce you to a learning environment that sparks creativity and learning.