Summit-Questa Montessori School

5451 Southwest 64th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-0333
Tel: (954)584-3466
Grades: PK-8 | 388 students
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The Summit - Questa Montessori School was founded to develop the intellectual, social, spiritual, and ethical qualities that each child has inside of them.
This means the learning environment is built on the Montessori philosophy, which focuses on the known developmental needs of the child.
To that foundation we add current research and the latest theories of learning and human development. Our goals are to create academic excellence, creativity, appreciation of nature, good communication skills, respect for others, maximize each individual's personal development and nurture the love of learning, knowledge, and life.
To that end, the Summit - Questa School Community endeavors to provide a state of the art learning environment which is developmentally responsive, safe, respectful, and positive.
Summit - Questa will provide extensive opportunities for students to grow into intellectually and spiritually reflective individuals who are well rounded, harmonious, ethical, and caring.
Each will learn to appreciate meaningful, constructive work as the cornerstone of becoming a vital and contributing member of the community.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Please call for information
Year Founded 1991

Student Body

Total Students 388 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Summit-Questa Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Color code )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes *Please see website for details and brochure *Online Inquiry Form also available on website.

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballField Hockey,
Flag FootballGymnastics,
SoccerSwimming,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess, Choir, Cooking, Drama, German, Girl Scouts, Honor Society, Mentoring Club, Peace Community Club, Recycling Club, Spanish, Swim, Yearbook Club Band, Chess, Choir, Cooking, Drama, German, Girl Scouts, Honor Society, Mentoring Club, Recycling Club, Spanish, Swim, Yearbook Club, Peace Community Club,
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School Reviews

My 2 sons attended Summit-Questa from 5th grade to 8th grade. They received a top quality education and went on to one of the best local private high schools were they both maintained 4.0 averages. One is now attending UF still maintaining "A" average and the other will attend FS. One of the many things that helped them do this is that Summit's program taught them to be independent learners and thinkers. They were taught time-management skills and how to be in charge of their own learning. While the early childhood and lower elementary programs are outstanding, it is hard to find such a top quality upper and middle school Montessori program.
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16
I am quite pleased with the school and its staff. Our six yr old son has been there since vpk and is quite happy. Staff is very nurturing and warm.
- Posted by Parent, 02/09/14

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