Daycroft Montessori Elementary School

1095 N Zeeb Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-0481
Tel: (734)662-3335
Grades: K-6 | 126 students
Your child will thrive at Daycroft Montessori School.
Our mission is to provide a highly personalized learning environment that appreciates individual differences, nutures the whole child, and enables students to develop at their own pace and achieve to their full potential.
This happens in a warm, caring, open, and culturally diverse environment.
Please note that we are a two campus school.
Our campus on 100 E. Oakbrook Drive is for preschool through kindergarten and our campus on 1095 N. Zeeb Road is for kindergarten through sixth grade.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-6
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 126 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Daycroft Montessori Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 22 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Appropriate clothes are required for gym class)

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Please check the website for current tuition amounts.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Michele Buchanan
Admissions Associate Lisa Edmondson


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports SoccerSoccer


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Afterschool Art, Basketball, Black Belt Academy, Chess Club, Dance, Drama, Girlz Club, Mad Science, Piano and voice lessons, Running Club, Soccer, Spanish Basketball, Chess Club, Dance, Drama, Girlz Club, Mad Science, Running Club, Soccer, Spanish, Afterschool Art,
Black Belt Academy,
Piano and voice lessons,

School Notes:

  • Early childhood and elementary education at Daycroft incorporates a unique blend of the traditional Montessori complemented by traditional and progressive teaching methods. We share the belief of Maria Montessori and many other educators that children must be allowed to learn at their own pace. We recognize that children demonstrate intelligence in many ways and acquire understanding through many learning styles.
  • personalized learning.
  • engaged students
  • children love to learn
  • 2 full time teachers per classroom
  • small student to teacher ratio

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Rudolf Steiner School Of Ann Arbor (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christian Montessori School Of Ann Arbor (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Christian Montessori School Of Ann Arbor (0.9 miles away)
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  • Ann Arbor
    Christian Montessori School Of Ann Arbor
    Montessori School (Christian)
    Grades: PK-9 | 54 students
    0.9 miles
    5225 Jackson Road
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103
  • Ann Arbor
    Little Folks Corner
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: NS-PK | 95 students
    2.4 miles
    4850 Dexter Road
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103
  • Ann Arbor
    Emerson School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-8 | 387 students
    3.1 miles
    5425 Scio Church Rd
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103
  • Ann Arbor
    Rudolf Steiner School Of Ann Arbor
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-12 | 332 students
    3.5 miles
    2775 Newport Road
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103
  • Ann Arbor
    The Discovery Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 187 students
    3.6 miles
    775 S Maple Rd
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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