Arcadia Montessori School

5115 E Virginia Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85008-0863
Tel: (602)840-2342
Grades: PK-K | 132 students
Arcadia Montessori was founded in 1972 by Judy Pemberton.
Arcadia Montessori hires college educated teachers that have obtained their A.M.I. specialized certification.
Our average staff member has been employed by the school for nine years.
Arcadia Montessori uses the method as taught by Dr. Maria Montessori, using her hand-made, hands-on, high quality materials from Holland.
We incorporate into our program art, music, creative dramatics, animal care, gardening and cooking.
Arcadia Montessori accepts children at 18 months (not potty trained) through kindergarten age 6.
Each class is limited in size to maintain a1 to 7 ratio in toddlers and a 1 to 11 ratio in pre-primary.
It is our mission to create a safe, happy school for children to grow and learn as well as develop manners, respect and a life long love of learning.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 132 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade Arcadia Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size 11 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,800
Tuition Notes Annual tuition cost reflects our year round calendar of 12 months. Scholarships available for Kindergartenders only.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Amanda Lombardi
Admissions Associate Karin Thompson

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Music Lessons, P.E., Phoenix Zoo, Show&Tell, Spanish, Splash Pad, YOGA, Zumba Art, Music Lessons, P.E., Phoenix Zoo, Show&Tell, Spanish, Splash Pad, YOGA, Zumba,

School Notes

  • Arcadia Montessori was founded in 1972 by Judy Pemberton. Arcadia Montessori hires college educated teachers that have obtained their A.M.I. specialized certification. Our average staff member has been employed by the school for nine years. Arcadia Montessori uses the method as taught by Dr. Maria Montessori, using her hand-made, hands-on, high quality materials from Holland. We incorporate into our program art, music, creative dramatics, animal care, gardening and cooking. Arcadia Montessori accepts children at 18 months (not potty trained) through kindergarten age 6. Each class is limited in size to maintain a1 to 7 ratio in toddlers and a 1 to 11 ratio in pre-primary. It is our mission to create a safe, happy school for children to grow and learn as well as develop manners, respect and a life long love of learning.

Profile last updated: 05/11/2016

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