Garden Montessori School

Tel: (813)991-6335
Grades: NS-K | 100 students
Garden Montessori School (GMS) is affiliated with America Montessori Society (AMS) meeting all standards of excellence in accordance with national guidelines.
GMS is currently establishing its accreditation through AMS and the Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC) .
The activities and environment provided in a Montessori school stimulate and develop a thirst for learning, a curiosity about one's surroundings and a desire to discover and to do things for oneself.
We hope during a child's development he/she will learn to solve problems using an organized approach, to use freedom wisely, to respect others, and develop a love for learning.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 2009

Student Body

Total Students 100 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Garden Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Polo Shirts and Khaki)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,000
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $5,600 to $ 9,600 for the school year.
Admissions Director Stefani Ruskin

School Notes:

  • Garden Montessori School is a unique educational experience for students 12 months of age through Kindergarten. We pride ourselves on building strong and lasting relationships between students, parents, faculty, and the community where the children can grow and learn to their greatest potential. Our Mission is to provide a nurturing environment with an encouraging, stimulating program based on the teaching principles of Dr. Maria Montessori allowing children to develop the skills to be responsible, productive, independent, and respectful to themselves, others, the community and the world as future leaders.  

Profile last updated: 07/21/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Saddlebrook Preparatory School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Saddlebrook Preparatory School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Faith Baptist Academy (2.1 miles away)
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