Augustus H. Shaw Montessori

9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Augustus H. Shaw Montessori

Augustus H. Shaw Montessori is a school located in the heart of downtown Chicago. It is a private school that offers a unique education experience for students from kindergarten through eighth grade. Augustus H. Shaw Montessori is dedicated to providing a quality education that emphasizes the development of the whole child. The school believes in the Montessori philosophy which encourages children to explore their environment and develop their own learning style. The school also has a strong emphasis on the arts, with a wide variety of music, art, and drama classes. Students are encouraged to explore their creativity and develop a love for the arts. In addition to the traditional academic curriculum, Augustus H. Shaw Montessori also offers a variety of extracurricular activities such as sports, clubs, and community service projects. The school’s goal is to create a learning environment that is both challenging and nurturing.

Address:

2301 N 13th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Phone:

(602) 257-3914

Site:

phxschools.org

Grades:

Pre-K – 8

Enrollment:

406 students

Overview Augustus H. Shaw Montessori

Augustus H. Shaw Montessori serves 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Augustus H. Shaw Montessori placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Verdict on Augustus H. Shaw Montessori

Augustus H. Shaw Montessori is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Augustus H. Shaw Montessori is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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