Desert Montessori School

316 Camino Delora
Santa Fe, NM 87505-0875
Tel: (505)983-8212
Grades: PK-6 | 81 students
Desert Montessori School is an outstanding, pre-k and elementary school located in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains on the north side of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 81 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade Desert Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Phoebe Walendziak


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Freestyle Skiing, SwimmingFreestyle SkiingSwimming,

School Notes

  • The school promotes the long term growth within a Montessori education by creating unique physical environments staffed with dedicated professionals. Our school family reflects the vital spirit of Northern New Mexico and represents diverse heritages, capabilities and socio-economic backgrounds. This learning center, drawing upon a wide-ranging community support, forms a solid educational foundation for children ages 2 to 12 in pursuit of lifelong learning.
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