At a Glance

General Information

Ages Served: 18 months through grade 8

Coeducational: Yes

Enrollment: 260 Students

Founded: 1962

Mission: Igniting purpose and voice in a fully engaged learning community

Religious Affiliation: None; in keeping with Montessori principles, Greenspring Montessori students explore and celebrate holidays from various religions, countries, and cultures to cultivate a world-wide worldview, embrace differences, and live in peace with a diverse world.

Methodology: The Montessori Method, established by Dr. Maria Montessori in Italy in 1906. This method has the benefit of being the most established, scientifically-based, scientifically-proven revolutionary approach to education in wide circulation today, and is popular around the world.

Accreditation and Licensure: Greenspring Montessori School is accredited by The American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Middle States Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools, and is licensed by the Maryland State Department of Education and the Office of Child Care of Baltimore County. We are a member of The Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS).

Welcoming Statement: Greenspring Montessori School welcomes students, families, and staff members of all races, religions, national origins, sexual orientations, gender identity/expressions, sex, and disabilities.

Nondiscrimination Statement: Greenspring Montessori School does not discriminate in its hiring, admissions practices, or any other form of access on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, sex, or disability.

Academics & Special Programs

Academic Programs:

Young Toddler (18 months – 2 years)
Toddler (2-3 years)
Children’s House (3-6 years)
Kindergarten (5-6 years – third year of Children’s House)
Lower Elementary (6-9 years)
Upper Elementary (9-12 years)
Adolescent Community (12-14 years)

Average Student to Faculty Ratio (by program):

Young Toddler: 3:1
Toddler: 7:1
Children’s House: 12:1
Lower Elementary: 13:1
Upper Elementary: 13:1
Middle School: 8:1

After-School Activities:

Interscholastic Sports:

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Cross-country
  • Track and Field

After-school Enrichment Classes:

  • Violin
  • Dance (ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, and creative movement)
  • Yoga
  • Art Club
  • Naturalist Club

Specialty Classes Offered:

All Students:

  • Spanish Language
  • Library
  • Physical Education

Primary through Middle School

  • Art
  • Music


Enrollment: Approximately 270 Students

Diversity:  Ethnicity-Pie-Chart


Campus Location: 10807 Tony Drive, at the corner of Greenspring Valley & Falls Roads in Lutherville, Maryland – Click here for directions

Campus History:  Located on the site of the historic Emerson Dairy Farm, which the school bought in 1977 – Learn more about our history

Campus Size: 7 acres

Facility Highlights:

  • Five main buildings housing 15 classrooms – including three newly-renovated historic buildings converted from their rustic origins as part of the Emerson Dairy Farm
  • New Student Center, containing the Gymnasium, Adolescent Community, Art & Music classrooms, and administrative offices
  • 5 playgrounds appropriate to various age levels
  • Outdoor learning space, including a campus vegetable garden, a soccer field, and wood and meadowland
  • Indoor learning spaces include computer lab, community kitchen, and library
  • Several smaller buildings for additional offices, printing & mailing, and maintenance