Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||12 students / class|
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.
All the details about this school in their own words
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia
|Average number of students per class||
These may vary throughout the year, but in the preschool level, the average classroom has 10-15 students, with one teacher and 1 or 2 helpers depending on the population. In Prep-1 and above, classroom sizes are usually between 8 – 12 students, with one teacher per class.
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?||
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
For admission to Jayakarta Montessori School, there are no strict guidelines on a child’s language facility, or academic level. Placement is largely emphasized on age, to ensure that children are in a classroom with their peers, and holding a child back or accelerated placement is only considered a last resort. There are assessments for new children, but this is only to gauge their levels, and address and concerns the teacher may have.
|School bus service available||
|School provided lunches||
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
|Sports activities included||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Jayakarta Montessori School is a preschool and elementary school located in Kemang, South Jakarta, offering programs for children from 18 months to 11 years of age.
Montessori children are adaptable. Since they have been encouraged to make decisions from an early age, these children are problem-solvers who can make choices and manage their time well. They have also been encouraged to exchange ideas and to discuss their work freely with others.
|Teaching approach of the school||
Through the Montessori approach, students are motivated to learn naturally by providing a prepared environment and materials which the children can use at their own pace.