Arbor Schools

1107 228th Avenue Se
Sammamish, WA 98075-0980
Tel: (425)392-3866
Grades: NS-9 | 128 students
Arbor Schools, Toddler-Primary-Elementary-Middle, is dedicated to allowing each of its students to develop his or her self.
In the tradition of Maria Montessori we believe that each child possesses an intense motivation toward self-development.
Arbor’s goal is to establish models to guide the children successfully in this endeavor.
At Arbor we encourage self-motivation and independent learning so children will solve problems, define what is important to them, use their time constructively, assume responsibilities, and continue to learn and grow.
We strive to develop a positive and realistic attitude of respect toward self, others and learning.
We believe children should have a life that satisfies them and uses their resources, while benefiting themselves and others.
We have long term goals in mind when we work with children.
We want them to become unique individuals, who can think logically, have a good self-image and be capable of reaching beyond their needs to those of others.
We believe that these characteristics will be more valuable to them as adults than will some of the standard achievements, such as, excellence in handwriting, or speed in computation.
Accordingly, our curriculum is designed with this in mind.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-9
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students 128 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Arbor Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Extreme PE, Music, SkyHawks Sports Art Club, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Extreme PE, Music, SkyHawks Sports,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Eastside Catholic School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eastside Catholic School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sammamish KinderCare (1.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sammamish
    Eastside Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12
    0.6 miles
    232 228th Avenue SE
    Sammamish, WA 98074
  • Sammamish
    Sammamish Childrens School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 104 students
    0.6 miles
    207 228th Ave Se
    Sammamish, WA 98074
  • Sammamish
    Sammamish KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.4 miles
    22931 NE 4th St.
    Sammamish, WA 98074
  • Issaquah
    Lakeside 3520 Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-KG | 194 students
    1.5 miles
    3520 Issaquah Pine Lake Rd Se
    Issaquah, WA 98029
  • Issaquah
    Grades: PK-6 | 223 students
    1.6 miles
    3522 Issaquah Pine Lake Road Se
    Issaquah, WA 98029

School Reviews

Excellent Start to Your Child''s Educational Life. My son, now at Harvard, attended the Arbor preschool. He entered public school with an absolute love for learning and discovery that has never gone away.
- Posted by Parent, 09/18/14
Amazing program with wonderful faculty and staff. Very caring environment with a true Montessori experience.
- Posted by Parent, 08/02/13

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