Desert Montessori School

316 Camino Delora,
Santa Fe, NM, 87505-0875
     Tel: (505)983-8212
Grades: PK - 6 | 55 students
Desert Montessori School is an outstanding, pre-k and elementary school located in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains on the north side of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 55 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 52%
Students by Grade Desert Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 10%
Admissions Director Missy Brown

School Notes:

The school promotes the long term growth within a Montessori education by creating unique physical environments staffed with dedicated professionals. Our school family reflects the vital spirit of Northern New Mexico and represents diverse heritages, capabilities and socio-economic backgrounds. This learning center, drawing upon a wide-ranging community support, forms a solid educational foundation for children ages 2 to 12 in pursuit of lifelong learning.

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Santa Fe Prep School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rio Grande School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Gentle Nudge (0.5 miles away)
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