Daycroft School

  • Your child will thrive at Daycroft School in a small classroom environment.
  • Our mission is to empower each student with confidence, compassion and a lifelong love of learning.
  • This happens in a warm, caring, open, and culturally diverse environment.
  • Our campus is located on the west side of Ann Arbor at 1095 N. Zeeb Road.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Association of Independent Michigan Schools (AIMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1965
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students84 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Daycroft School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size14 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Appropriate clothes are required for gym class)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 1 / rolling
Tuition NotesPlease check the website for current tuition amounts.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions DirectorLisa Edmondson

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sport
SportsSoccerSoccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Basketball, Dance, Girlz Club, Mad Science, Piano and voice lessons, Running Club, Soccer, Spanish

Club or Organization:
Black Belt Academy, Chess Club, Drama

Arts and Music Programs:
Afterschool Art

School Notes

  • Early childhood and elementary education at Daycroft incorporates a unique blend of the traditional Montessori complemented by traditional and progressive teaching methods. We share the belief of Maria Montessori and many other educators that children must be allowed to learn at their own pace. We recognize that children demonstrate intelligence in many ways and acquire understanding through many learning styles.
  • personalized learning.
  • engaged students
  • children love to learn
  • small student to teacher ratio

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The average private school tuition in Ann Arbor, MI is $16,344 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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