Desert Montessori School

316 Camino Delora,
Santa Fe, NM, 87505-0875
Tel: (505)983-8212
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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 7
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 79 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade Desert Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
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.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Santa Fe Prep School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Gentle Nudge (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Garcia Street Club, Inc. (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Santa Fe The Gentle Nudge
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1341 Canyon Road
    Santa Fe , NM , 87501
    (505)982-0879
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.4  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Santa Fe
    Rio Grande School
    (Nonsectarians)
    715 Camino Cabra
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)983-1621
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.5  mi  |  158  students  |  Gr.  NS-6
  • Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Prep School
    (Nonsectarians)
    1101 Camino De Cruz Blanca
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)982-1829
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |  318  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Santa Fe
    Garcia Street Club, Inc.
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    569 Garcia St
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)983-9512
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Santa Fe
    Temple Beth Shalom Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    205 E Barcelona Road
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)982-6888
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    1.3  mi  |  54  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK

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