Childrens Garden Montessori

710 Old Las Vegas Hwy
Santa Fe, NM 87505-0505
Tel: (505)466-1251
Grades: NS-K | 20 students
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Children's Garden Montessori School provides to children 18 months to 6 years old a loving, nurturing environment that provides children the freedom within a Montessori structure to develop independence and initiative, become life long learners and have a genuine love of learning.
A Montessori education is an established philosophy and method originated by Dr. Maria Montessori in the first half of the 20th century.
It was her belief that the goal of early childhood education should be to cultivate the child's own natural desire to learn.Children's Garden Montessori admits children of any race, creed or origin and does not discriminate in any of its policies or programs.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 20 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Childrens Garden Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

School Notes

  • Children’s Garden Montessori School follows the guidelines and philosophy of the American Montessori Society. Our curriculum is based on the fully prepared learning environment which provides a teacher trained to observe, interact with, and present children with information and presentations of new materials, a diverse set of Montessori materials, activities, and experiences, a schedule that provides long blocks of uninterrupted learning time, along with individual, small group and whole class learning activities, a classroom that fosters appropriate social interaction and auto-learning, and clear ground rules that encourage children to respect themselves, others and the environment. Adults in the classroom role-model courtesy, facilitate exploration and independent choices on the part of the child, promote children collaborating together on activities or projects, and encourage children taking responsibility for their actions and their environment.

Profile last updated: 04/30/2015

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Desert Academy (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Desert Academy (5.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is La Mariposa Montessori (6.2 miles away)
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  • Santa Fe
    Grades: 6-12 | 190 students
    5.6 miles
    7300 Old Santa Fe Trail
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • Santa Fe
    La Mariposa Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 97 students
    6.2 miles
    18 Puesta Del Sol
    Santa Fe, NM 87508
  • Santa Fe
    Grades: NS-12 | 179 students
    6.2 miles
    26 Puesta Del Sol
    Santa Fe, NM 87508
  • Santa Fe
    Grades: 5-12 | 29 students
    6.9 miles
    1549 S Saint Francis Dr
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Girls' School
    All-girls  | Alternative School
    Grades: 6-8 | 45 students
    7.5 miles
    310 W Zia Road
    Santa Fe, NM 87505

School Reviews

5.0 Stars   05/02/15
Our four year old son has been at Children's Garden Montessori for over six months and he couldn't be happier! It did not take him long to feel at ease and confident in the safe, calm, and engaging environment. Joan, Dora, as well as the toddler classroom teachers truly love what they do. They are loving, attentive and really work with the children on an individual level, and it shows, the children both adore and respect them. It is a joy to drop our son off everyday and have him eagerly wave us off, excited for the day. We believe that enrolling our son in Children's Garden Montessori was a very good decision to meet his developmental and social needs, and would highly recommend this school to anyone.
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