Lighthouse Montessori

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
756 S. Foothill Dr.
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Tel: (208)523-7315
Grades: PK-6 | 70 students
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  • Lighthouse Montessori School's mission is to provide children with an enriching, joyful school environment where they can discover and develop their inner potential, grow and develop at their own pace, and learn respect for self, others, and their environment.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. International Montessori Council (IMC)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Lighthouse Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please contact us for current tuition rates.
Admissions Director Laurie Robinson

School Notes

Our mission is to provide education based on truth and correct principles in an environment of peace and security.

We follow the methods of Dr. Maria Montessori.  Our method is based on respect of the individual child and his/her individual timetable for growth and development.  We seek to build "not only good mathematicians, proficient linguists, profound scientists, or brilliant literary lights, but also honest men [and women] with virtue, temperance, and brotherly love.  We seek to make men and women who prize truth, justice, wisdom, benevolence, and self-control as the choicest acquisitions of a successful life."Treasures of Life, comp. Claire Middlemiss (1962), 472.

Lighthouse Montessori is dedicated to and rooted in the philosophy and principles of Dr. Maria Montessori. Through her life work as a physician and anthropologist, she established many revolutionary educational premises.Lighthouse Montessori Farm School's method is based on respect of the individual child and his/her individual timetable for growth and development. Each day we strive to:
  • Awaken a love of learning, a passion for knowledge, and a joy of creativity in each student.
  • Provide a peaceful, secure, prepared environment where children long to be.
  • Help children discover their abilities, find their independence and develop their self confidence.
  • Foster a strong sense of self, respect for others and an ability to work as part of a group.
  • Develop a strong academic foundation and a repertoire of life skills in each of our students.
  • Create and provide programs which will heighten a child's development through the processes of exploration and discovery with concrete materials, while nurturing a natural curiosity and a love of learning.
  • Provide a reliable source of care, support, information and training for families.
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School Reviews

5  9/24/2016
My 5 year old has just started her 2nd year at Lighthouse Montessori. She is in Kindergarten and is already reading and doing basic math. I love that they not only teach her the basics, but also grace, courtesy and what it means to be a friend. My 3 year old son also just started his 2nd year. He is a budding artist, and is being taught to write his letters and moving up to writing his name (at 3 years old). I love how Lighthouse Montessori fosters their budding talents, and will not hold them back based on age. Highly recommend this school!
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