Great Beginnings Montessori School

148 Beach Road,
Fairfield, CT, 06824-0643
Tel: (203)254-8208
Grades: PK - 6 | 87 students
Great Beginings Montessori School serves children 22 months to 12 years old.
 Great Beginnings Montessori's mission is developing the potential of the whole child: the spirit, the body and the mind.
Great Beginnings Montessori School is a nurturing environment of educators and families which aims to support through the prepared Montessori environment the development of each child's potential through activities that promote independence, physical coordination, emotional growth, social competence, cognitive preparation, academic excellence and spiritual nourishment. 

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 87 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Great Beginnings Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 36%
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition depends upon program enrolled in.
% on Financial Aid 11%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Cindy Burnim
Admissions Associate Kate Croarkin

School Notes:

  • Great Beginnings Montessori's mission is developing the potential of the whole child: the spirit, the body and the mind. Great Beginnings Montessori School is a nurturing environment of educators and families which aims to support through the prepared Montessori environment the development of each child's potential through activities that promote independence, physical coordination, emotional growth, social competence, cognitive preparation, academic excellence and spiritual nourishment.

  • Profile last updated: 08/12/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fairfield College Preparatory (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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    (203)255-0556
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    0.6  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
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    Fairfield , CT , 06824
    (203)254-4200
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