White Rock Montessori School

1601 Oates Dr
Dallas, TX 75228-0752
     Tel: (214)324-5580
Grades: PK - 8 | 180 students
Nestled beside a creek on wooded acreage in East Dallas, White Rock Montessori serves 160 students ages three through 8th grade.
Founded in 1975, the school was among the first Montessori elementary programs in the nation and is recognized today as one of the city's finest Montessori programs.
White Rock Montessori is dedicated to providing a challenging educational environment in which each child is empowered to grow to his/her fullest potential academically, emotionally, physically and socially at each stage of development.
Following the principles of Dr.
Maria Montessori, the school provides a consistent framework for learning through the dynamic partnership of child, parent and teacher.
White Rock Montessori students develop a deep sense of personal and social responsibility and respect for themselves, others and the environment.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 180 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade White Rock Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 24 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Pre-School Half Day $4,516.00 Pre-School Full day $7,202.00 Lower/Upper Elementary $7,498.00 Middle School $9,352.00 After School Care $3,006.00 Before/After School Care $3,644.00 Before School Care $976.00
Acceptance Rate 30%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes:

The Staff at White Rock Montessori is committed to the concept that every child should be given the opportunity to develop to the fullest of his or her potential. The aim of the school is to encourage active, self-directed learning and to strike a balance of individual mastery with small group collaboration within the whole group community. Children who participate in the White Rock Montessori program have been described as having developed self-discipline, self knowledge and independence, an enthusiasm for learning, an organized approach to problem solving and solid academic skills.

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Lynch High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Pius X Catholic School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Pius X Catholic School (1.6 miles away)
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