Bright Star Montessori School

  • At Bright Star Montessori school, we offer educational programs for two year olds through kindergarten designed to nourish the growing child.
  • In addition to our academic program, we develop the social, problem solving and critical thinking skills of your children for a life time of success.
  • Core values are an important part of what we practice in your children's educational community.
  • Our approach is based on a graduated series of successful discoveries.
  • The results yield integrated adults who are life long learners capable of reaching their full potential.
  • The Bright Star classroom allows the children to move, touch, manipulate and explore.
  • It gives them the freedom to choose their own work according to their interests.
  • Most of the materials are self-correcting and build the child's confidence as challenges are mastered.
  • In our environment children learn to work independently based on their own initiative.
  • This leads to self confidence, concentration and a love of learning.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1977

Student Body

Total Students58 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeBright Star Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size55 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(No Disney or Superhero)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$155,250
Tuition NotesWe offer full, part- time and summer school. We are a year around program.
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$600
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLaRhonda D. Martin, M.Ed

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBallet, DanceBalletDance,

School Notes

  • At Bright Star Montessori school, we offer educational programs for two year olds through kindergarten designed to nourish the growing child. In addition to our academic program, we develop the social, problem solving and critical thinking skills of your children for a life time of success. Core values are an important part of what we practice in your children's educational community. Our approach is based on a graduated series of successful discoveries. The results yield integrated adults who are life long learners capable of reaching their full potential. The Bright Star classroom allows the children to move, touch, manipulate and explore. It gives them the freedom to choose their own work according to their interests. Most of the materials are self-correcting and build the child's confidence as challenges are mastered. In our environment children learn to work independently based on their own initiative. This leads to self confidence, concentration and a love of learning.

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