For Prospective Families- 2023/2024 Choice Program Information

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The application window for Pre-K for the 2023/2024 school year is open from February 8-24, 2023. 

Visit the SCCPSS Pre-K website​ for more information. 


​​Scroll down for SCCPSS Choice Program Information!

2022 Ellis Showcase Video

What is Erdkinder? Watch this video produced by our 8th grade students during a their 9-week film course. 

Learn about our school from our teachers at the following links:

Primary (PreK-Kindergarten)
Lower Elementary (1st-3rd Grades)
Upper Elementary (4th-6th Grades)
Erdkinder (7th and 8th Grades)

Primary (PreK-K) Students Learning to Use Their iPad Cameras
While Doing Nature Observation in the School Garden 

A Lower Elementrary (1st-3rd Grade) Black Strip Cultural Lesson
(One of the Great Montessori Lessons)

Lower Elementary (1st-3rd Grade) Geometry Work with the Montessori "Box of Sticks" Material

Upper Elementary (4th-6th Grades) Problem Solving Lesson in Technology Class with Keva Planks 

Upper Elementary (4th-6th Grades) Band Class

Erdkinder Students During a Nature Walk at Oatland Island Wildlife Center. 

Information about Charles Ellis Montessori Academy:

Montessori Core Values.pdf
Montessori Philosophy and Curriculum.pdf

2021 Ellis Student Success Expo Video

SCCPSS Choice School Information (for Kindergarten through 8th grade):​


Visit the SCCPSS Choice Program Website for ​a site list, ​​application, and ​more information for Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Click here for the 2023-2024 Choice Program Guide​

If you have questions specifically about Ellis, you may contact the Ellis Choice Program coordinator, Ms. Patrice, at

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