Aster Montessori School

Tel: (425)557-4238
Grades: NS-K | 16 students
Aster Montessori is a pre- school located in Klahanie neighborhood of Issaquah. We are licensed by the Washington State Department of Early Learning.
Teachers are experienced and certified by the American Montessori Society.
Our goal is to provide quality education with specially developed Montessori material.
Our clutter-free environment is a key to Montessori education.
Each child is encouraged to learn at his/her own pace in a mixed-age group with hands-on experience.
We thrive to give your child the best emotional, social, physical and educational support.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Other
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 2009

Student Body

Total Students 16 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Aster Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Aparna Masalkar

School Notes:

  • Spacious, pleasant, and safe indoor and outdoor area.
  • Personalized attention and lessons tailored to each child’s needs.
  • Emphasis on learning early math, language, science.
  • Support to develop emotional, social intellegence.
  • Art and music appreciation based on Montessori method.
  • Planned and structured physical activities, including Yoga for children.
  • Introduction to Spanish through an experienced language teacher.  
  • Spanish, music lessons included in curriculum.
  • Meets and exceeds licensing requirement by Washington State DEL.

Profile last updated: 01/19/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brightmont Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Snoqualmie Springs School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Snoqualmie Springs School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Issaquah
    Grades: PK-3 | 82 students
    0.7 miles
    25237 Se Issaquah Fall City Rd
    Issaquah, WA 98029
  • Issaquah
    Brightmont Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-12
    0.8 miles
    4588 Klahanie Dr SE Suite 401
    Issaquah, WA 98029
  • Issaquah
    Grades: PK-KG | 92 students
    1.4 miles
    24326 Se Issaquah Fall City Rd
    Issaquah, WA 98029
  • Issaquah
    Grades: PK-6 | 223 students
    1.6 miles
    3522 Issaquah Pine Lake Road Se
    Issaquah, WA 98029
  • Issaquah
    Grades: PK-K | 199 students
    1.6 miles
    3520 Iss Pine Lake Rd Se
    Issaquah, WA 98029

School Reviews

I have been working with Aster Montessori for few years and I am impressed with the quality of care school gives to children. Director has very high expectation from staff and it shows off in everything teachers do. School has impressive and attentive staff. The curriculum is based on whole child development and covers social and emotional support along with excellent academic development. My own child went thorough this school and thrived in every way!!
- Posted by Teacher, 07/24/15
My daugter attented this school and we could see an amazing transformation in her. She learnt so much in time she spent there that was unbelievable. They offer mix of all activities reading, writng, music, language, science for overall development of kids, and all teachers are so loving and caring. We would highly recommend this school to other parents.
- Posted by Parent, 02/10/14
My daughter went to Aster for three years. I am very pleased with her development socially, emotionally and academically. Now at her kinder year in another school, I''ve been told that she is reading at the next grade level. Ms. Aparna is a very kind, patient and sensitive teacher with the kids. The entire staff Ms Maria, Ms Yuri and Ms Mariko are very good teachers as well. I am very happy with the foundation that this school has given my daughter for her all round development.
- Posted by Parent, 02/10/14
I have been more than impressed by Aster Montessori and the teachers. My daughter has attended Aster for two years and thrived, both socially and academically. I appreciate the small class size, student to teacher ratio and the diverse activities they are introduced to. I would highly recommend this school to others.
- Posted by Parent, 05/01/12
I love the school. This is my son''s second year at the school and I really can see the improvements he has had. The quality of the education is excellent as well as the materials the kids use. I strongly recommend Aster Montessori for your children.
- Posted by Parent, 05/01/12

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