Cougar Mountain Montessori

4442 158th Avenue Se,
Bellevue, WA, 98006-0980
Tel: (425)747-5029
Founded in 1977, Cougar Mountain Montessori nurtures the social, emotional, and cognitive development of children ages 3-6.
Our certified Montessori teachers, trained assistants and Montessori interns create a stimulating learning environment full of materials and activities to interest and challenge our students.
We are conveniently located in the eastgate area of Bellevue (south of I-90) and within easy access from Bellevue, Issaquah, Lakemont and Newcastle.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 71 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 24%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 22 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hillside Student Community (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emerald Heights Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Emerald Heights Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • Bellevue Emerald Heights Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    3850 - 156th Avenue SE
    Bellevue , WA , 98006
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  69  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Bellevue
    Hillside Student Community
    5027 159th Place Se
    Bellevue , WA , 98006
    0.7  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Bellevue
    Lakemont Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    5015 Lakemont Boulevard SE
    Bellevue , WA , 98006
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.9  mi  |  68  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Bellevue
    Open Window School
    Special Program Emphasis
    6128168th Place SE
    Bellevue , WA , 98006
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.1  mi  |  316  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Bellevue
    French Immersion School Of Washington
    4211 W Lake Sammamish Parkway Se
    Bellevue , WA , 98008
    1.3  mi  |  224  students  |  Gr.  NS-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 07, 2014 - Yes, please do go to the DEL where you will see that this school is fully licensed. It also carries full liability insurance. Unfortunately, a group of vindictive neighbors have been spreading falsities about this wonderful school. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended August 10, 2013 - This center has not been licensed since 2010 but it has continued to operate illegally at 3 different sites until recently. Since the center is not licensed, it doesn''t have to get insurance to cover accidents or report alleged incidents of child abuse or neglect at its sites! We parents deserve the truth from the administrators and we''re not getting it! Please go to the Department of Early Learning (Washington state agency) to verify that this information is (sadly) correct. Let''s stick together parents! - Posted by Parent

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