Montessori at Samish Woods

Tel: (360)650-9465
Grades: PK-6 | 101 students
Samish Woods offers an educational environment where children are free to explore the natural world and where peaceful interactions and problem solving skills are modeled and taught.
The arts are valued along with math, language, and integrated units of study focusing on science and history.
This ensures every child a well rounded education.
Each child receives individual attention balanced with small and whole group lessons.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Learning Programs Supported yes
Year Founded 2009

Student Body

Total Students 101 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Montessori at Samish Woods Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,200
Tuition Notes Elementary Tuition
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sarah Vautaux

School Notes:

  • Children are supported to learn at their own pace and receive developmentally appropriate lessons at Samish Woods. Our three classrooms are multi-age and based on a three year cycle. This provides stability and continuity for each child to thrive to their fullest. There are typically 20-25 children in each classroom with a lead teacher and an assistant. The school's campus includes a natural environment and creek. We are a non-profit private school formed and operated by teachers as a teacher professional partnership. Samish Woods is a Washington state certified private school with a limited number of scholarships available.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Wellspring Community School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blossom Childcare & Learning Center (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Blossom Childcare & Learning Center (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bellingham
    Grades: PK-KG | 30 students
    0.4 miles
    2945 Douglas Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Bellingham
    Bellingham Community Free School
    Alternative School (Amish)
    Grades: PK | 20 students
    0.7 miles
    920 24th ST
    Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Bellingham
    Wellspring Community School
    Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 14 students
    0.7 miles
    920 24th St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Bellingham
    Hillcrest Kids
    Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
    Grades: NS-5 | 112 students
    1.3 miles
    1400 Larrabee Avenue
    Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Bellingham
    Grades: PK-12
    1.6 miles
    100 Pine Street
    Bellingham, WA 98225

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The average private school tuition in Washington is $8,854 for elementary schools and $10,496 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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