Arcadia Montessori School

Tel: (602)840-2342
  • Arcadia Montessori was founded in 1972 by Judy Pemberton.
  • Arcadia Montessori hires college educated teachers that have obtained their A.M.I. specialized certification.
  • Our average staff member has been employed by the school for nine years.
  • Arcadia Montessori uses the method as taught by Dr. Maria Montessori, using her hand-made, hands-on, high quality materials from Holland.
  • We incorporate into our program art, music, creative dramatics, animal care, gardening and cooking.
  • Arcadia Montessori accepts children at 18 months (not potty trained) through kindergarten age 6.
  • Each class is limited in size to maintain a1 to 7 ratio in toddlers and a 1 to 11 ratio in pre-primary.
  • It is our mission to create a safe, happy school for children to grow and learn as well as develop manners, respect and a life long love of learning.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association Montessori International (AMI)
Other Montessori association(s)
Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students132 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeArcadia Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size11 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,800
Tuition NotesAnnual tuition cost reflects our year round calendar of 12 months. Scholarships available for Kindergartenders only.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTeresa De Andrado
Admissions AssociateKarin Thompson

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Phoenix Zoo, Show&Tell, Spanish

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Music Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
P.E., Splash Pad, YOGA, Zumba

School Notes

  • Arcadia Montessori was founded in 1972 by Judy Pemberton. Arcadia Montessori hires college educated teachers that have obtained their A.M.I. specialized certification. Our average staff member has been employed by the school for nine years. Arcadia Montessori uses the method as taught by Dr. Maria Montessori, using her hand-made, hands-on, high quality materials from Holland. We incorporate into our program art, music, creative dramatics, animal care, gardening and cooking. Arcadia Montessori accepts children at 18 months (not potty trained) through kindergarten age 6. Each class is limited in size to maintain a1 to 7 ratio in toddlers and a 1 to 11 ratio in pre-primary. It is our mission to create a safe, happy school for children to grow and learn as well as develop manners, respect and a life long love of learning.
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