Stepping Stones Montessori

Tel: (616)451-8627
Grades: PK - 6 | 118 students
Stepping Stones Montessori was established in 1983 by a group of dedicated parents.
It continues today with a Parent Board and functions as a non-profit.
Our programs currently serve children from the age of 12 weeks to 13 years of age.
Stepping Stones Montessori is a member of the American Montessori Society and the Michigan Montessori Society.
Many of our faculty are active members of the North American Montessori Teacher's Association (NAMTA).
Our mission is to engage each child's passion for learning through the Montessori philosophy of education.
Sustain an environment that enables each child to thrive as a life-long learner who is self-directed and responsible; self-confident and respectful; and self-aware and globally-conscious.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 118 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 42%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Stepping Stones Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Libby Kreiner

School Notes:

  • Stepping Stones Montessori was established in 1983 by a group of dedicated parents. It continues today with a Parent Board and functions as a non-profit. Our programs currently serve children from the age of 12 weeks to 13 years of age. Stepping Stones Montessori is a member of the American Montessori Society and the Michigan Montessori Society. Many of our faculty are active members of the North American Montessori Teacher's Association (NAMTA). Stepping Stones Montessori School's Mission: Engage each child's passion for learning through the Montessori philosophy of education. Sustain an environment that enables each child to thrive as a life-long learner who is:
  • Self-directed and responsible
  • Self-confident and respectful
  • Self-aware and globally-conscious

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Plymouth Christian High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pyramid Montessori (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pyramid Montessori (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids
    Pyramid Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-KG | 20 students
    0.5 miles
    1118 Emerald Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)956-0466
    0.5PK-KG
    20
  • Grand Rapids
    Grades: PK-5 | 144 students
    0.7 miles
    1508 Alexander St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    (616)574-6500
    0.7PK-5
    144
  • Grand Rapids
    Grades: PK-8 | 116 students
    0.9 miles
    625 Spring Avenue Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)454-1236
    0.9PK-8
    116
  • Grand Rapids
    Immanuel-st James Lutheran School Pk-8
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 111 students
    1.2 miles
    2066 Oakwood Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (616)363-0505
    1.2PK-8
    111
  • Grand Rapids
    Grades: K-7 | 236 students
    1.4 miles
    1000 Ball Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (616)548-4367
    1.4K-7
    236

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