Since 1968, Amarillo Montessori Academy had the vision to become "committed to providing quality education in a Montessori setting, encouraging students to develop their potential as self-directed learners and as active, caring, contributing members of society," the Amarillo Montessori Academy, (originally known as Wee Wisdom Montessori School,) has pursued presenting the Montessori method of education to the Texas panhandle.
In our current locations at 3806 and 3807 S. Bowie, our certified Montessori teachers are serving the families of ninety five students ranging in age from six weeks through kindergarten.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Students: 291 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Amarillo Montessori Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-1
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1968
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
291 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Amarillo Montessori Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
13%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lee Ann Shaw
Admissions Associate
Sue Carroll

School Notes

  • Since 1968, Amarillo Montessori Academy had the vision to become "committed to providing quality education in a Montessori setting, encouraging students to develop their potential as self-directed learners and as active, caring, contributing members of society," the Amarillo Montessori Academy, (originally known as Wee Wisdom Montessori School,) has pursued presenting the Montessori method of education to the Texas panhandle. In our current locations at 3806 and 3807 S. Bowie, our certified Montessori teachers are serving the families of 95 students ranging in age from six weeks through kindergarten.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Students: 291 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Texas is $9,703 for elementary schools and $11,164 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Texas is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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