Raintree Montessori School

Tel: (785)843-6800
Grades: PK - K | 456 students
Founded in 1978 in a vacant church building surrounded by green fields and grazing cattle, Raintree is a private school which implements the Montessori philosophy of education.
Raintree offers half, extended and full-day classes for children ages 3-6 years.
In 1986 a full-day toddler class was added for children 18 months to age 3.
In 1992 Raintree expanded its program to included the elementary child, and now offers an ungraded Montessori elementary program for children ages 6-12.
In addition to the regular program, Raintree offers a summer camp for both Raintree students and those in Lawrence and surrounding communities.
Raintree's Toddler Community and Children's Houses are licensed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 456 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 63%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Raintree Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Seabury Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bishop Seabury Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Corpus Christi Catholic School (1.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lawrence
    Grades: 7-12 | 107 students
    0.3 miles
    4120 Clinton Pkwy
    Lawrence, KS 66047
    (785)832-1717
    0.37-12
    107
  • Lawrence
    Grades: PK-7 | 300 students
    1.8 miles
    6001 Bob Billings Pkwy
    Lawrence, KS 66049
    (785)331-3374
    1.8PK-7
    300
  • Lawrence
    Grades: PK-KG | 27 students
    2.5 miles
    1900 University Dr
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    (785)843-7577
    2.5PK-KG
    27
  • Lawrence
    St John Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-6 | 283 students
    3.4 miles
    1208 Kentucky St
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    (785)843-9511
    3.4PK-6
    283
  • Lawrence
    Grades: K-12 | 134 students
    4.2 miles
    256 N Michigan St
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    (785)749-0083
    4.2K-12
    134

School Reviews

I love this school and what it has provided for my child. He has such a strong sense of community, responsibility, care and compassion for his classmates and school. He is learning to LOVE learning and thriving in all aspects of his social, emotional, and academic needs. The teachers respect the students and in turn, the students respect them and others around them. I highly recommend Raintree--I can not imagine my child anywhere else.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/14
I had three daughters who attended Raintree Montessori school and they learned organization, cooperation, and a love of reading. I liked their math sequence and universal integration of scholastic themes. i recommend Raintree Montessori to clients, family, and friends.
- Posted by Parent, 04/02/13

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