Aster Montessori

Aster Montessori is AMS accredited pre- school located in Sammamish/Issaquah. We are licensed by the Washington State Department of Early Learning (DCYF).
Teachers are experienced and certified by the American Montessori Society with minimum Bachlor's degree
Our goal is to provide quality education with specially developed Montessori material.
Our clutter-free environment is a key to Montessori education.
Each child is encouraged to learn at his/her own pace in a mixed-age group with hands-on experience.
We thrive to give your child the best emotional, social, physical and educational support.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 50 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
2009
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
50 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Aster Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Aparna Masalkar

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

School Notes

  • Spacious, pleasant, and safe indoor and outdoor area.
  • Personalized attention and lessons tailored to each child`s needs.
  • Emphasis on learning early math, language, science.
  • Support to develop emotional, social intellegence.
  • Art and music appreciation based on Montessori method.
  • Planned and structured physical activities, including Yoga for children.
  • Introduction to Spanish through an experienced language teacher.
  • Spanish, music lessons included in curriculum.
  • Meets and exceeds licensing requirement by Washington StateDEL.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Aster Montessori often compared to?
Aster Montessoriis often viewed alongside schools like Arbor Schools by visitors of our site.
Does Aster Montessori offer a summer program?
Yes, Aster Montessori offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Aster Montessori offer?
Aster Montessori offers 1 interscholastic sports: Gymnastics.
When is the application deadline for Aster Montessori?
The application deadline for Aster Montessori is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  
Aster Montessori has been a wonderful place for our son. He has been attending for almost two and a half years! Currently he is doing his kindergarten learning here and loves his "pull out kindergarten" class. We have been very happy with the teachers, staff, and classroom environment! What we love is that the teachers are kind and encourage the children to be kind to one another. What my son loves is the school work, recess, and friends!
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5  
I love the school. This is my son's second year at the school and I really can see the improvements he has had. The quality of the education is excellent as well as the materials the kids use. I strongly recommend Aster Montessori for your children.
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5  
I have been working with Aster Montessori for few years and I am impressed with the quality of care school gives to children. Director has very high expectation from staff and it shows off in everything teachers do. School has impressive and attentive staff. The curriculum is based on whole child development and covers social and emotional support along with excellent academic development. My own child went thorough this school and thrived in every way!!
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5  
My daugter attented this school and we could see an amazing transformation in her. She learnt so much in time she spent there that was unbelievable. They offer mix of all activities reading, writng, music, language, science for overall development of kids, and all teachers are so loving and caring. We would highly recommend this school to other parents.
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5  
My daughter went to Aster for three years. I am very pleased with her development socially, emotionally and academically. Now at her kinder year in another school, I''ve been told that she is reading at the next grade level. Ms. Aparna is a very kind, patient and sensitive teacher with the kids. The entire staff Ms Maria, Ms Yuri and Ms Mariko are very good teachers as well. I am very happy with the foundation that this school has given my daughter for her all round development.
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I have been more than impressed by Aster Montessori and the teachers. My daughter has attended Aster for two years and thrived, both socially and academically. I appreciate the small class size, student to teacher ratio and the diverse activities they are introduced to. I would highly recommend this school to others.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 50 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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