The Montessori School of Fort Smith

3908 Jenny Lind Ave,
Fort Smith, AR, 72903-0729
Tel: (479)646-7225
Grades: NS - 6 | 62 students
Our mission at The Montessori School is to provide a developmental environment that addresses individual styles of learning and encourages imagination, compassion, and joy in discovery, contributing tangibly to each child's achievement of maximum potential in all areas of growth through a supportive, nurturing partnership with parents.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
International Montessori Council (IMC)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 6
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 62 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade The Montessori School of Fort Smith Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 4%
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Shoeless Environment)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 31 / Aug. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,615
Tuition Notes Please visit our website for a full description of program tuition and fees.
% on Financial Aid 16%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,200
Admissions Director Dr. Dustin Dooly


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Gardening Club, Music, Spanish Art, Gardening Club, Music, Spanish,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Union Christian Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union Christian Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Union Christian Academy (1.5 miles away)
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  • Fort Smith Union Christian Academy
    4201 Windsor Drive
    Fort Smith , AR , 72904
    1.5  mi  |  253  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Fort Smith
    Harvest Time Christian
    3100 Briar Cliff Avenue
    Fort Smith , AR , 72908
    1.5  mi  |  272  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Fort Smith
    Cavanaugh Childrens Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    2825 Grinnell Ave
    Fort Smith , AR , 72908
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    1.7  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Fort Smith
    Christ The King Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1918 S Greenwood Ave
    Fort Smith , AR , 72901
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.6  mi  |  230  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Fort Smith
    Trinity Junior High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1205 S Albert Pike Ave
    Fort Smith , AR , 72903
    (Roman Catholic)
    3.4  mi  |  245  students  |  Gr.  7-9

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