Rock Prairie Montessori

5246 E Rotamer Road
Janesville, WI 53546-0535
     Tel: (608)868-4844
   
Grades: PK - 6 | 128 students
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Rock Prairie Montessori is a non-profit school that began in September 1994 through the efforts of several parents seeking an alternative education for their children.
 Rock Prairie Montessori’s program purpose is to operate a child centered school for children in accordance with the Montessori Method to encourage the development of every child to his or her maximum potential and to aid parents/guardians in the education of the child by involving them in the school.
Rock Prairie Montessori is affiliated with the International Montessori Council (IMC) and The Montessori Foundation and our teachers are all certified Montessori instructors.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. International Montessori Council (IMC)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 128 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Rock Prairie Montessori Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Comfortable clothes for children to work in and rubber soled shoes with backs)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Here is our link to tuition information http://bit.ly/1dGwuYl
% on Financial Aid 5%
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Martha Carver
Admissions Associate Linda Maybee

School Notes:

The day-to-day operations of the school are managed a Leadership Team that includes the Head of School, Director of Operations and Director of Development and Planning. The school is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of parents, community members, and the Head of School. Parents also serve on various committees to assist with the planning of social events and fundraisers. Children and their families from throughout southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois, as well as teachers and staff, comprise the Rock Prairie Montessori School community.  Rock Prairie Montessori offers a free Montessori Beginnings Program for parents/caregivers and their child age birth to 23 months, a Toddlers' House Program for children ages 18 months to three years, a Children’s House Program for children ages three to six, and an Elementary Program grades first through sixth. Before school care, after school care and Summer School Programs are also available.

Profile last updated: 09/04/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oakhill Christian School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodland Christian School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Matthews Lutheran School (4.5 miles away)
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