Illuminating Minds for Life Long Learning

Fostering a unique and inclusive learning environment for students of all ages


Our Purpose

Crescent Ridge Academy offers an unparalleled Montessori experience for families and educators alike. A hidden gem in the greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region, Crescent Ridge Academy is guiding the future of education, fostering a unique and inclusive learning community for students, teachers and prospective teachers.

For Students

CRA provides an authentic Montessori academic curriculum of individualized learning that optimizes the intellectual, social, and emotional development of each child. Children are guided by degreed and certified teachers who embrace the Montessori Philosophy.

Teacher Education

CRA provides quality instruction to individuals who wish to become certified Montessori teachers, with a course schedule designed to meet the needs of adult learners who are balancing work and family life with a teacher certification course. CRA is affiliated with the American Montessori Society and accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education.


Our Programs


Our toddler program provides a nurturing environment that allows creative exploration and development of self.

Early Childhood

A mixed age environment prepared specifically to meet the social, emotional, and cognitive needs of children during this crucial stage of development.

Lower Elementary

An awe-inspiring, cosmic curriculum for children ages 6 – 9.

Upper Elementary

A culminating experience and enhanced curriculum for children ages ages 9-12 that promotes development of executive function skills.




2625 Anderson Rd, Crescent Springs, KY 41017