Aspen Park Montessori

Aspen Park Montessori offers a program for preschoolers ages 3 to 6 and kindergartners based on the principles and teachings of Dr.Maria Montessori. Montessori education is based on the belief that children are individuals with their own strengths, needs, likes and learning styles.
Our classrooms are filled with Montessorial materials and STEM projects that help impart a range of levels and concepts.
Everything is arranged so that at a moment's notice a teacher can teach a student or students the concept they need to know, or students can reach for the same material and use it in the way that they were taught so that they can practice a concept that they are working on. Our teachers work with individuals, small groups, and larger groups with both planned and spontaneous lessons.
Children are given time and space to concentrate as individuals, or together in pairs or groups. With over 40 years of combined teaching experience, our staff is comprised of caring, intuitive educators, each with their own practical knowledge of Montessori methods and materials as well as the latest innovations in Technology.
Every teacher at Aspen Park Montessori is highly qualified, and provides personalized approach to educating each child depending on their developmental stage and needs. Santiago R. Grado, Executive Director, holds a Master`s Degree in K-12 Education, Leadership and Supervision, and an MBA. Aspen Park Montessori is a firm believer of Personalized Learning, Blended Learning, Project Based Learning and is child-centered environment. All materials are easily within the child's reach, placed on shelves at their levels, and designed to fit a child's hand.
Children learn by making discoveries with the materials and interactions with teachers and peers, cultivating concentration, motivation, respect for themselves and others, and a love of learning. Each Montessori School is a little different. Aspen Park Montessori prides itself as an innovative school that offers opportunities in Montessori, STEM and learning World Languages which is inclusive and is not steeped in a particular belief system.
Aspen Park Montessori celebrates all families and children. The Kindergarten program is offered to children who will be attending first grade the following fall term.
Kindergarten lessons and experiences are presented with more advanced materials and concepts.
The principles of STEM and World Languages are taught as individual subjects, and infused into other Montessorial curriculum areas as well.
Subjects taught: 1. Practical Life 2. Sensorial 3. Language Arts (includes reading, story building, and poetry) 4. Mathematics (Decimal systems into 1,000`s, addition, and subtraction) 5. Cultural Studies 6. STEM (SciencesTechnology, Engineering & Mathematics) 7. World Languages such as Spanish for P & K, (Chinese for Middle Schools and Russian for High School will be offered later when we expand)
All Aspen Park Montessori students will also benefit from low student-to-teacher ratios (typically 10-1) with an aide.
If you compare before and after-school care (the reality for many parents), plus the cost of full-day kindergarten at many local schools, our tuition is quite competitive..

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 40 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,000
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
2018
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Working on summer programs. Will be providing details on website as soon as we can confirm our plans. www.aspenparkmontessori.org
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
40 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
61%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Aspen Park Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
10 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$1000 - 5 Full Days *Before Zone - 7-8:30am - $125 *After Zone - 3:30-5:30pm - $175 *-Unavailable at time due to COVID-19
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Santiago R. Grado
Admissions Associate
Loriann Grado

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art

Arts and Music Programs:
Spanish Language Program

School Notes

  • Aspen Park Montessori (APM) offers a program for preschoolers ages 3-6 and kindergartners based on the principles and teachings of Dr.Maria Montessori. iMontessori education is based on the belief that children are individuals with their own strengths, needs, likes and learning styles, which complimented with technology will improve their chances of success in future endeavors. Our classrooms are filled with materials that help impart a range of levels and concepts.   Everything is arranged so that at a moment's notice a teacher can teach a student or students the concept they need to know, or students can reach for the same material and use it in the way that they were taught so that they can practice a concept that they are working on.  Our teachers work with individuals, small groups, and larger groups with both planned and spontaneous lessons. Children are given time and space to concentrate as individuals, or together in pairs or groups. Our STEM programs allows our children to grow with the evergrowing pace of today's technology.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 40 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,000
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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