Grades: NS-6 | 96 students
- Waseca School is offering a Montessori education to a diverse community for over a decade.
- Waseca School seeks to create a peaceful and diverse educational community serving as a link to a solution for the children of the earth.
- Presently, over 150 children ages one to twelve benefit from the unique educational environment Waseca has to offer.
- Children are oriented at an early age to function independently in the classroom, choosing their own work, taking responsibility for putting it away and cleaning up after themselves.
- At Waseca, freedom and responsibility go hand-in-hand and children are encouraged to make choices.
- Lead teachers are Montessori trained and prepare the environment on an ongoing basis so that children are drawn to the work and meaningful activity.
- After an initial lesson by the teacher, the child has the opportunity to practice on their own and learn by doing.
- Using this method, teachers act as facilitators and children learn to learn. Skill and knowledge acquired in this way enhances the child’s self-esteem and stimulates his or her natural love of learning.
|School Type||Montessori School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-6|
|Total Students||96 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 24%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||21 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Admissions Director||Mariel Blake|
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