Hilltop Montessori School

120 Summit Circle,
Brattleboro, VT, 05301-0530
     Tel: (802)257-0500
Grades: PK - 8 | 125 students
As an active member of the greater Brattleboro community for 39 years Hilltop Montessori School is home to 120 students ages 3 to 15.
Hilltop's mission is to guide children and adolescents to responsible independence.
The Montessori approach to education promotes genuine respect for the potential of every child.
Hilltop's multi-age classrooms, caring and experienced teachers, and integrated curriculum enable a sense of self and wonder to flourish.
On its new campus, Hilltop's students and staff are hard at work and play in the spacious, sun-filled classrooms and all about the 43 acres of fields, woodland and trails.
It is the ultimate prepared environment where students of all ages serve as caring stewards of the land and insatiable explorers of boundless opportunity.
To schedule a visit please contact Lauren Campbell at 802-257-0500.
Call to schedule a visit any morning at 9 or 10am.
Hilltop Montessori School is a fully accredited Vermont independent school.
For more information please visit our website at www.hilltopmontessori.org

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Programs Supported Can be considered
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 125 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 7%
Students by Grade Hilltop Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes Please website for current tuition
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Admissions Director Lauren Campbell

School Notes:

Hilltop Montessori School was founded in 1972 thanks to a group of intensely-committed parents who wanted to provide quality pre-school education for their children. The head teacher hired for the job happened to be Montessori-trained and from this humble beginning, a new kind of school was born. Hilltop's mission is for students to attain responsible independence. Students will come to an awareness of their unique task in and responsibility to the care of self, community, and the Earth, Students will come to realize the fullness of their intrinsic academic and creative potential, Students will come to maturity and integrity according to their individual rhythm, pace, and style. Our Elementary programs consist of the Lower Elementary, for ages 6 through 9 and Upper Elementary, for ages 9 through 12. Our Middle School program serves ages 12 through 14. Admission to the elementary and middle school programs are considered on an individual basis with preference given to transferring Montessori students.

Profile last updated: 07/31/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Austine School For The Deaf (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Austine School For The Deaf (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Vt Center For Deaf/hard Hearing (0.8 miles away)
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