Blue Ridge Montessori School

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We are a unique Montessori Preschool that has served the North Asheville area for 10 years.
Our ages range from 2 - 6 years for boys and girls.
Our goal is to serve the community with Quality Childcare and learning experiences for the students. Our teachers are gentle, and caring which adds to our beautiful setting.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool
  • Enrollment: 20 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,750
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Blue Ridge Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool
Year Founded
1999
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
20 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Blue Ridge Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies depending on number of days student attend and whether half or full day.
Summer Program Cost
$1,400
% on Financial Aid
10%
Admissions Director
Gayle Rayfield

School Notes

  • We are a fully accredited Traditional Montessori School. We serve ages 2 - 6 with an average of 15-20 students per year. Ms. Gayle is the Owner/Director who is trained in Early Childhood Montessori Education and holds a Masters Degree from The College of Notre Dame in Belmont, California.
  • Our school is located in North Asheville off Merrimon and Beaverdam Roads. We accept applications on an ongoing basis and enroll as opening are available.
  • Please visit our website or call for additional information or to set up an appointment to visit our unique facility.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Blue Ridge Montessori School cost?
Blue Ridge Montessori School's tuition is approximately $7,750 for private students and $1,400 for summer students.
What schools are Blue Ridge Montessori School often compared to?
Blue Ridge Montessori Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Asheville Montessori School by visitors of our site.
Does Blue Ridge Montessori School offer a summer program?
Yes, Blue Ridge Montessori School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is Blue Ridge Montessori School's ranking?
Blue Ridge Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Blue Ridge Montessori School?
The application deadline for Blue Ridge Montessori School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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Highly recommend Blue Ridge Montessori School. Beautiful classroom and wooded playground on an acre in North Asheville. Serving Asheville for 22 years.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool
  • Enrollment: 20 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,750
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Asheville, NC is $14,275 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Asheville, NC is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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