Aldea Montessori

Tel: (602)485-0276
  • Aldea Montessori is an internationally-certified AMI Montessori school in North Phoenix that nurtures and educates children ages 18 months through 3rd grade in the tradition of Dr. Maria Montessori. Our goal is to develop the mental, emotional, social, and physical potential of each student.
  • Specifically, we strive to bring forth a well-rounded child with the ability to interact effectively and the motivation to meet the challenges of the future.
  • Aldea is the Spanish word for village, which describes the atmosphere in our environment.
  • Through consistent and loving examples, our children learn independence and interdependence, each becoming a member of the village.
  • They learn to accept responsibility as a member of the community.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association Montessori International (AMI)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded2001

Student Body

Total Students88 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeAldea Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,150
Tuition NotesTuition varies by age and grade. Please call for accurate information for your child.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDonna D\'Hoostelaere


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars

School Notes

  • Children love to learn--every parent knows this.  At Aldea Montessori, we strive to nourish the inquisitive, enthusiastic nature of every child.  Following Maria Montessori's directions, we encourage each child to follow his or her own passions and to add to the list of exciting and new opportunities to explore the world around us.  At Aldea Montessori, children excel in academics because they love to learn, but the staff focuses on creating well-rounded, future adults who are able to think on their feet and see the infinite possibilities in every situation.  Montessori helps children to create their own sense of self--self confidence, self control and self direction. At Aldea Montessori, we believe in the gift within every child.  Come see how we can bring out the magic in your child!
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The average private school tuition in Phoenix, AZ is $8,021 for elementary schools and $17,363 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Phoenix, AZ is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).