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After 41 wonderful years, Park Forest Montessori school will close in June 2019. Rose Park is retiring and there will be a celebration in her honor:

All alumni and their families are invited to our Alumni Picnic, Sunday, June 9 at Tudek Park from noon - 2PM. Pavilions 1&2. Bring your own picnic. Teachers will be at Pavilion 1.


The school calendar generally follows that of the State College Area School District. The school offers a full program of 180 days for preschool and kindergarten.

Morning session: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Afternoon session: 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Full-day kindergarten: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The children pack a lunch and eat in school while supervised by a parent volunteer. If your child is 4 years 7 months old by August 31 and comes exclusively to our kindergarten, bussing is available. Some parents may wish to choose to enroll their child for a half day in our kindergarten. Preference in enrollment is given first to full-day students.


Tuition information is available by contacting the school via phone at 814-237-9274 or e-mail us.


The Park Forest Montessori School is licensed as a Private Academic School by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and is a member of the American Montessori Society.


For more information or to schedule a tour, contact us via phone at 814-237-9274 or e-mail us.