D.A.V. Montessori & Elementary School

D.A.V. Montessori school is a non-profit private school that provides academic excellence and spiritual growth to students Preschool to Grade 5.
Montessori education from Pre-K to 1st grade fosters independence and responsibility.
Traditional school from grade 2nd to 5th provides advance curriculum in Math, Science, ELA and Social Studies prepares students for middle school.
All round approach to education with focus on Technology, PE, Yoga, Art, Moral education as part of regular curriculum.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 116 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

D.A.V. Montessori & Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
$250 per week
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
116 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
D.A.V. Montessori & Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress Code
(Burgundy Polo shirt and Grey pants )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$715 Pre-K half day 8:30 -12:00 $840 Pre-K 8:30 -2:30 $880 KG - 5th 8:00 -3:00 $1080 8:00am -5:00pm
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Arti Khanna
Admissions Associate
Sukhinder Kataria


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Lego League

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Music Lessons

School Notes

  • Why DAVM Academically accelerated program  A combination of Montessori and Traditional method of education with personalized learning plan, designed to help each child reach their full potential. Low student/teacher ratio  Student-to-teacher ratio is 8:1 or less in the Preschool class (2.5yrs 5-yrs), 11:1 or less in KG and 1st grade class. Strong partnership between your home and the school  The feeling of family, with a nurturing, supportive partnership between home and school, further enhances the child`s love of school, teachers and friends. Parental participation and volunteering opportunities are always encouraged and available. Professional, dedicated & experienced faculty  DAVMES staff is college educated and Montessori certified, with trained classroom teaching assistants. Our teachers are enthusiastic educators committed to creating an inviting and warm atmosphere where children can discover their own potential. Professional development are critical to the evolving field of education, and each teacher at DAVMES is required to maintain a continuing education plan. IOWA testing of basic skills in English Language, Math, social studies & science   area is conducted annually for KG to 5th Grade students. Stage performances and cultural programs  The students get lots of opportunities to participate in the cultural programs as well as perform on the stage. Yoga and PE Each week the students get an opportunity to learn P.E and yoga from a certified Yoga teacher. Warm Food  Each class is furnished with a microwave and at lunch time teachers warm up the food and encourage the students to finish their food. Secure & safe environment  The school is located on a quiet street within the Arya Samaj Houston premises. It is built on a four acre land and is surrounded by lush green trees and well maintained gardens.  Hindi language  verbal, reading and writing of Hindi is a part of the curriculum. Learning of the Moral Values under the guidance of Acharyaji is part of the daily routine. We have designed our curriculum in such a way that the Vedic education supplements rather than supplant (replace) the regular public school curriculum. 
Profile last updated: 01/12/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 116 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

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