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1st-3rd Grade 6-9 Years

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Fountainhead's Dublin campus offers a 1st-3rd Grade program. Our Dublin campus is conveniently located at the 580/680 interchange.

This 8:45am -3:45pm program is specifically geared towards 6-9 year olds. We offer state of the art classrooms and labs for Language, Art, Science, Library and Computers. We also provide individual music studios for one on one music lessons and an extensive Elementary Lounge for before and after care. Our Elementary campus provides for an acre of playground, sports fields, and picnic areas. We offer individualized learning, low student/teacher ratios of 10:1, a on-site school nurse, spacious classrooms, and independent clean room grade air handling. For frequently asked questions about our Elementary Program, click here.

Our Elementary program offers critical thinking skills, developmentally appropriate instruction, multicultural curriculum, multi-sensory curriculum, integrated curriculum and cooperative learning. Students actively learn within a prepared environment of attractive, carefully sequenced materials.

Click here for a sample of how Montessori works with different age children.

Our Elementary program features many Enrichment programs. These include but are not limited to: Music, Garden (including Botany and Zoology), Science, Art, Immersion Foreign Language in Spanish or Mandarin, and Physical Activity.  The class ratio is 1:10 and the classroom has a maximum size of 20. Lower Elementary Weekly Schedule. As always Fountainhead offers an inclusive program with optional before and after care and optional summer camps.

The prepared environment of the Lower Elementary classrooms  consolidates the foundation of concrete learning developed during the Transitional/Kindergarten years and provides ever-increasing opportunities for abstract thought. Please note that children must be 6 years of age by September 1st to be eligible for this class.

Click here for the Elementary Admissions Process

Click here for the Elementary Admissions Form

Click here for Elementary Tuition Information


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By observing a class you will get a feel for the environment and curriculum. Feel free to observe multiple classrooms to make sure you have the best fit possible for your child.

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Goals of the Classroom

Our classrooms, which we call the prepared environment, will allow your child a great deal of independence within a defined structure.

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Choosing the Right Class

Our teachers can offer invaluable guidance. We want your child to be happy and successful at Fountainhead, just as you do.

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About Our Staff

Ninety percent of our head teachers have over 10 years of Montessori classroom experience. They are loving, creative, respectful, and supportive educators.

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Is Montessori right for my child?

Observe a class and see if Fountainhead is the best placement for your family. By observing a class you will get a feel for the environment and curriculum. Feel free to observe multiple classrooms to make sure you have the best fit possible for your child.