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Since 2012 our growing independent (private) school has been educating children ages 3 through 10, and is now enrolling children up to sixth grade.
With dual language immersion in English and Spanish, our students are enriched with learning innovation, cultural inclusion, and joyful interactions.
Classrooms are mixed-aged with two teachers, one teaching in English and the other in Spanish.
The child-led classroom environment is prepared for the students with hands-on materials and individualized lessons; the teachers meet the children where they are - academically and also linguistically.
Children in our intercultural school emerge as caring and creative citizens of the world!.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 48 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,000
  • Acceptance rate: 5%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Castle Island Bilingual Montessori ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6
Year Founded
2012
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
48 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Castle Island Bilingual Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
21 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
72%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,000
Acceptance Rate
5%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Diane M Nickerson

School Notes

  • OUR MISSION providing world-class and accessible education dually immersed in English and Spanish in a fully implemented Montessori learning environment for chidlren of the Capital Region of New York.
  • TUITION based on income. Families whose annual household income is under $100,000 qualify for a tuition scholarship on a sliding scale. Families pay between $425-$1,100 per month.
  • For more information visit our website and call for a tour: 518-533-9838!
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 48 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,000
  • Acceptance rate: 5%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Albany, NY is $7,267 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Albany, NY is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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