Montessori School Of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road
Raleigh, NC 27615-0276
Tel: (919)848-1545
Grades: NS-9 | 372 students
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The Montessori School of Raleigh is a community dedicated to the education of children guided by the educational philosophy of Maria Montessori.
MSR has provided opportunities for the Triangle's youngest citizens to "learn by doing" since 1974.
The MSR Middle School, grades 7-9, has been graduating accomplished learners since 2001.
At the Montessori School of Raleigh we believe that school and learning are a part of life, not just preparation for life; children are active learners, not passive absorbers of information; teachers are facilitators and guides, not mere sources of information; parents are partners and resources, not outsiders and uninvolved; community is an extension of school, not separate from school; learning is spiral with depth and breadth, not linear with factual accumulation alone; and knowledge is gained through experience, not through lecture, worksheets, or texts.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-9
Learning Programs Supported yes
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 372 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Montessori School Of Raleigh Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 25 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Refer to our website for tuition
% on Financial Aid
17%
Admissions Director Stephanie Henderson

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Music, Studios Music, Studios,

School Notes:

  • The Montessori School of Raleigh is a community dedicated to the education of children guided by the educational philosophy of Maria Montessori. MSR has provided opportunities for the Triangle's youngest citizens to "learn by doing" since 1974. The MSR Middle School, grades 7-9, has been graduating accomplished learners since 2001. At the Montessori School of Raleigh we believe that school and learning are a part of life, not just preparation for life; children are active learners, not passive absorbers of information; teachers are facilitators and guides, not mere sources of information; parents are partners and resources, not outsiders and uninvolved; community is an extension of school, not separate from school; learning is spiral with depth and breadth, not linear with factual accumulation alone; and knowledge is gained through experience, not through lecture, worksheets, or texts.

Profile last updated: 08/04/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Bonner Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Growing Child (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Growing Child (0.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wake Forest
    The Growing Child
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 58 students
    0.8 miles
    260 Horizon Drive
    Wake Forest, NC 27587
    (919)848-1280
    0.8PK-K
    58
  • Raleigh
    Grades: K-12 | 11 students
    1.2 miles
    6216 Hunter St
    Raleigh, NC 27612
    (919)291-8446
    1.2K-12
    11
  • Raleigh
    Stonehenge KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.3 miles
    2300 Bridgeport Dr.
    Raleigh, NC 27615
    (919)676-8937
    1.3NS-PK
    n/a
  • Raleigh
    Millbrook KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.7 miles
    223 West Millbrook Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919)781-4642
    1.7NS-PK
    n/a
  • Raleigh
    Grades: NS-5
    1.8 miles
    10200 Strickland Road
    Raleigh, NC 27615
    (919)847-3120
    1.8NS-5
    n/a

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