Northfield Montessori

340 Montessori Ct,
Northfield, MN, 55057-0550
Tel: (507)663-1279
Northfield Montessori's underlying develops a sense of community among our families.
We want our families to feel connected to each other beyond drop off and pick up of their children.Our hope is to help foster this sense of community through volunteerism.
Early childhood education has come to accept today what Montessori discovered so long ago: the child under six has a genius capacity for mental absorption.
The 'absorbent mind' will never repeat its miraculous ability to absorb the native tongue, to perfect movement, or to internalize order.
Never will these sensitivities be more alive than in the preschool years.
The entering child is gentle and vulnerable with a need for love, protection, friends and intellectual stimulation.
These are serious needs.
To serve children directly is not what they need; to give help is sometimes an obstruction.
Therefore, the Montessori prepared environment allows children to act freely on their own initiative, meeting needs through individual, spontaneous activity.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 14%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Shattuck St. Mary's (9.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Dominic Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Laura Baker School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Northfield St. Dominic Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    216 Spring St N
    Northfield , MN , 55057
    (507)645-8136
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  177  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Northfield
    Laura Baker School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    211 Oak St
    Northfield , MN , 55057
    (507)645-8866
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Faribault Shattuck-St. Mary's School
    (Episcopal)
    1000 Shumway Avenue Po Box 218
    Faribault , MN , 55021
    (507)333-1618
    (Episcopal)
    9.1  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Faribault
    Shattuck St. Mary's
    (Episcopal)
    Po Box 218
    Faribault , MN , 55021
    (507)333-1618
    (Episcopal)
    9.1  mi  |  431  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Lakeville Glory Academy    
    (Christian)
    25170 Dodd Blvd
    Lakeville , MN , 55044
    (952)985-3659
    (Christian)
    9.7  mi  |  46  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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