When Was The Roberts Academy Started?

The Roberts Academy began in 2010 under the name Montessori School of the Plains. It was started by Alice Roberts  and Tim Fickenscher, both certified in Special Ed and Secondary Montessori Education.

Learning Differences

The Roberts Academy is focused on providing a Montessori adolescent learning community for students in grades 7-12 who learn differently.

What's Montessori?

Montessori is an educational method that was designed by Dr. Maria Montessori. Most people know that there are Montessori schools for young children, however, Montessori designed curriculum for elementary and adolescents. Montessori is based on brain development. Each level has specific learning environments and teachers called guides certified for that level.

The American Montessori Society (AMS) is an international body that sets standards for quality Montessori education. This school uses AMS certified teachers and follows its standards.

From the American Montessori Society:

Montessori Secondary Education Video

Home School Rule

The Roberts Academy operates under Rule 13: The Home School rule. Our curriculum is approved by the state each year. Parents need to fill out FORM A’s as part of the admission process.

Can my student go to college?

Transcripts from The Roberts Academy are accepted by colleges.