Discovery Montessori

  • Discovery Montessori is a school for children from preschool through eigth grade.
  • It has been in operation since 1981.  The school is providing Montessori program because the Montessori method of Education is a special program especially geared to respect children and their needs.
  • Maria Montessori, Italy's first woman doctor developed it, in the early 1900's.
  • Her materials and methods have withstood the test of time.
  • The adults who work in the Montessori program are trained to be observers of the children and preparers of the children's environment.
  • The emphasis is on learning rather than on teaching.
  • The materials in the program are intended to help the children in their drive to sort out their experiences and master the skills they need.
  • As children become more and more competent, the confidence is reinforced and they develop good feeling about themselves.
  • The unique materials Montessori created are perhaps the best known aspect of the system. In 2014 Discovery Monatessori was the first US Montessori school to receive international accreditation from MEPI (Montessori Educational Programs International).

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Montessori Educational Programs International (MEPI)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedour individualized approach helps with mild learning difference, dyslexia, moderate visual or hearing impairment, sensory issues
Year Founded1981
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students91 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeDiscovery Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(No fliplop or open heel/toe sandals)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,615
Tuition Notes7&8th: $819/mo K-6: $750/mo Pre-K: $280-$735 depending on schedule
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorStarla Franks
Admissions AssociateAngela Miller

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Sign Language Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Suzuki Piano, Traditional Piano

School Notes

  • Before and after school care is available for all students. We also offer a 11 week summer program. This program begins earlyJune and ends in late August. With open enrollment throughout the summer.
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