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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked AZ School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 269 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,800
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Arcadia Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1972
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
269 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Arcadia Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
11 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Annual tuition cost reflects our year round calendar of 12 months. Scholarships available for Kindergartenders only.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Teresa De Andrado
Admissions Associate
Karin 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.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked AZ School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 269 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,800
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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