Five Oaks academy (FOA) is the first Montessori school in the state to received both the Independent School Accreditation and a Montessori Accreditation from the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA). Kathleen Trewhella-Grant, Executive Director of FOA, was presented with an award of accreditation from Lyndi Bonnette, SCISA’s Activities Director, on May 2. FOA is the only accredited Montessori Program in Greenville.
The accreditation through SCISA provides many opportunities for FOA students to participate in activities with other schools. Several students from Five Oaks Academy have already attended a Spelling Bee competition. Many students from the Upper Elementary and Middle School have decided to participate in the Battle of the Books competition and will compete this fall. To learn more about SCISA and see a full list of activities available to FOA students, go to http://scisa.org/.