Smaller Scholars Montessori Academy

1685 S Dairy Ashford St
Houston, TX 77077-0770
Tel: (281)558-3515
Grades: PK-6 | 340 students
Smaller Scholars was founded in January, 1985.
We offer Montessori programs for Toddler level through sixth grade.
Smaller Scholars provides an educational environment which will address your child's specific developmental and academic needs.
This unique program is designed to take advantage of the child's sensitive learning periods.
Smaller Scholars enhances the Montessori curriculum with a music program and gross motor development.
The elementary program includes Music, Spanish and Physical Education classes.
Many special events and programs are planned throughout the school year and offer opportunities for both students and family involvement.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 340 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade Smaller Scholars Montessori Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
1%
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Janet Branstiter

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Beginning Piano, Chess Wizards, Dance/Ballet, Developmental Gymastics, Karate, Kid Fit, Lego Robotics, Reading Fun & Activities, Science - Elementary, Science - Pre-school, Spanish, Yoga Art, Chess Wizards, Dance/Ballet, Karate, Kid Fit, Lego Robotics, Spanish, Yoga, Beginning Piano,
Developmental Gymastics,
Reading Fun & Activities,
Science - Elementary,
Science - Pre-school,

School Notes

  • Smaller Scholars was founded in January, 1985. We offer Montessori programs for Toddler level through sixth grade. Smaller Scholars provides an educational environment which will address your child's specific developmental and academic needs. This unique program is designed to take advantage of the child's sensitive learning periods. Smaller Scholars enhances the Montessori curriculum with a music program, computer education and gross motor development classes. Many special events and programs are planned throughout the school year and offer opportunities for both students and family involvement.

Profile last updated: 06/05/2016

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