Discovery Montessori has been serving Kitsap Peninsula and surrounding communities since 1981.
Discovery Montessori The Montessori Method fosters rigorous, self-motivated growth for children and adolescents in all areas of their development-cognitive, emotional, social, and physical.
Our diverse teachers and inspiring curriculum foster an environment that nurtures growth and knowledge.
Children become leaders, collaborators, and independent peace centered learners using the Maria Montessori`s time-tested method.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 50 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,600
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Discovery Montessori ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
our individualized approach helps with mild learning difference, dyslexia, moderate visual or hearing impairment, sensory issues
Year Founded
1981
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
50 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Discovery Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
No fliplop or open heel/toe sandals

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$952, K through 6 $924, preschool
Summer Program Cost Notes
Discovery Montessori summer program is flexible. We offer weeks versus requiring a full month commitment.
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Starla Franks
Admissions Associate
Kiersten Weber

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Suzuki Piano

School Notes

  • Early morning and evening care is offered to all students. Our academic school year runs from September through the end of May. Summer program begins early June and finishes mid-August. 
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Discovery Montessori cost?

Discovery Montessori's tuition is approximately $8,600 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Discovery Montessori?

The acceptance rate of Discovery Montessori is 75%, which is lower than the national average of 85%. Discovery Montessori's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Washington with low acceptance rates.

What is Discovery Montessori's ranking?

Discovery Montessori ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Lowest average acceptance rates.

When is the application deadline for Discovery Montessori?

The application deadline for Discovery Montessori is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 50 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,600
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Kitsap County, WA is $9,786 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kitsap County, WA is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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