About Us

Gettysburg Montessori Charter School


The Gettysburg Montessori Charter School fosters independence, confidence, critical thinking abilities and creativity in a warm and welcoming environment. Our hands-on, ‘whole child’ approach supports each student’s unique qualities and individual learning style for a learning experience that’s compelling, effective and fun!

⭐ Hands-on & Innovative Learning Environment
⭐ Experienced Faculty
⭐ Love & Care
⭐ Independent Exploration
⭐ “Whole child” Learning
⭐ Freedom Within Limits
⭐ Grace and Courtesy
⭐ Family and Community Partnerships
⭐ Self-regulation
⭐ Mindfulness
⭐ Intrinsic Motivation
⭐ Sensitivity, Respect, and Compassion
⭐ Low Student-to-Staff Ratio
⭐ After-School Tutoring Club
⭐ Natural Play Areas
⭐ Parent Involvement

Now offering programs from Kindergarten through Grade 6.

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Dr. Faye Pleso

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about Gettysburg Montessori Charter School. Each day at our school is an exciting new opportunity to enrich the minds of our students, and we hope your child will join us.

Gettysburg Montessori Charter School welcomes students regardless of race, gender, national and ethnic origin, and is non-discriminatory in all our policies. We accept children between the ages of 5 and 12 years.

Please contact us regarding availability for your child and to schedule your personal tour of our school. We will be happy to answer your questions and provide additional information about our educational programs.

Kind regards,

​Dr. Faye Pleso
CEO/Principal, Gettysburg Montessori Charter School

Our Mission

Gettysburg Montessori Charter School is a K-6 public charter that embodies the theories of Dr. Maria Montessori while promoting a multifaceted, child-centered learning environment for Gettysburg and the surrounding area. Our Montessori trained, PA certified teachers provide children with a dynamic and engaging education using a holistic curriculum that blends the Montessori educational philosophy and the Pennsylvania State Academic Standards. Our mission is to develop the full diversity of human intelligence while nurturing the whole child and instilling a lifelong love of learning.

Our Vision

Our vision is to guide, inspire, and empower children. Our goal is to give them the tools and confidence to achieve their dreams, lead meaningful lives, and make positive contributions as world citizens in the 21st century.

We Value

Hands-on learning environment
Independent exploration
“Whole child” learning
Freedom within limits
Grace and courtesy
Family and community partnerships
Intrinsic motivation
Sensitivity, respect, and compassion

Montessori, Traditional, and  GMCS Methods

Experience why our children are HAPPY to learn!

We are hiring Elementary School Teacher for the 23/24 School Year. Please apply using the following Link. 


Teacher Application