Jarrow Montessori School

3900 Orange Ct,
Boulder, CO, 80304-0803
Tel: (303)443-0511
Grades: K - 6 | 163 students
Founded in 1964, Jarrow Montessori School is the oldest Montessori school in Colorado.
Jarrow is a private, non-profit, co-ed school for children eighteen months through sixth grade.
The development of concentration, independence, self-discipline and a sense of order and responsibility are prerequisites for success in learning as well as in becoming a citizen of the world.
The Montessori approach is education for life.
Jarrow's goal in using the basic tenets of Montessori is to encourage the development of responsible, caring young people who can direct their own lives, in a conscientious and thoughtful manner, and contribute to making the world a better place for future generations.
Jarrow's curriculum combines the Montessori method with the best educational practices.
Students thrive within our child-centered approach and small class sizes of approximately eighteen pupils and two or three teachers per classroom.
Inspiring teachers provide children with developmentally appropriate opportunities to discover, observe, choose, and exercise responsibility.
The goal is for each student to be a self-reliant, eager, life-long learner.
Jarrow graduates are achievers who consistently excel in their environments.
Jarrow also offers a summer camp and provides after-school programs.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6
Learning Programs Supported By referral
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 163 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Jarrow Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 13 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please see website/tuition varies according to age.
% on Financial Aid 6%
Admissions Director Kathleen McGarry

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Karate, Music, Spanish, Yoga Karate, Music, Spanish, Yoga,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Shining Mountain Waldorf School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Boulder Waldorf Kindergarten (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Shining Mountain Waldorf School (0.7 miles away)
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    (303)444-7697
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