• Frierson Montessori School

  • Background Information

  • Edith Frierson Principal: Ms. Latrice Smalls
    Address: 6133 Maybank Highway
    City & Zipcode: Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
    Phone: (843) 559-4500
    Fax: (843) 559-6438
    Website: http://www.ccsdschools.com/frierson
    Email: : latrice_smalls@charleston.k12.sc.us
    Grades: Montessori Primary, Grades 1-5 traditional (effective 2018-2019)
    Type of School: Montessori Magnet
    Enrollment: 149
    Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • School Category- Montessori Magnet (D9)



  • Focus/Description

    Frierson Elementary School became District 9’s first Montessori School in the 2018-19 school year. Frierson Elementary is a Partial Montessori Magnet serving District 9 students. Frierson currently has 2 Primary classes of 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds, and in the fall of 2020 an additional Primary Class and a Lower EL Class of 6-, 7- and 8-year-olds will be added to Frierson’s Montessori program. As students move up in age, new classes will be added until Frierson has a full Montessori program, Primary to Adolescent

    Grades Offered: PreK-3 - 3rd grade Montessori; adding a level each year. The traditional program will continue in 4th and 5th grade in 2021-2022.

  • School Overview