Montessori at Samish Woods

1027 Samish Way,
Bellingham, WA, 98229-0982
     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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
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 2%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Montessori at Samish Woods Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
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 1%
Acceptance Rate 95%
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.

Profile last updated: 10/10/2013

Nearby 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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  • BellinghamBlossom Childcare & Learning Center
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    2945 Douglas Ave
    BellinghamWA98225
    (360)752-2699
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    0.4 mi | 10 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • BellinghamWellspring Community School
    Alternative School
    920 24th St
    BellinghamWA98225
    (360)671-5433
    Alternative School
    0.7 mi | 14 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BellinghamHillcrest Kids
    Daycare / Preschool  (Assembly of God)
    1400 Larrabee Avenue
    BellinghamWA98225
    (360)733-8135
    Daycare / Preschool  (Assembly of God)
    1.4 mi | 187 students | Gr. NS-5                      
  • BellinghamIndependence High School
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    BellinghamWA98225
    (360)595-2630
    Alternative School
    1.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. K-12                      
  • BellinghamExplorations Academy
    Alternative School
    1701 Ellis St. #215 | PO Box 3014
    BellinghamWA98227
    (360)671-8085
    Alternative School
    2.1 mi | 39 students | Gr. 8-12                      

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