Discovery Montessori School

*Self-Paced Learning *Arts Integrated Curriculum *Spanish Language & Culture *Classrooms in Community *Parent Involvement.
Enrollment opens annually January to May...Rolling when openings occur
Apply on website to be invited to a virtual Open House prior to enrolling  Interview and School Tour by appointment

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 40 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Developmental Delays
Year Founded
1983
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
40 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 32%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
seasonal for outdoor play

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition amounts relate to schedule...paid monthly: $1300 for mornings...$2000 for Full Day...Sibling discounted $1900 / $1235
Summer Program Cost
$2,850
Summer Program Cost Notes
$500/week full time; $350 week half day
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dee Hirsch

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport
Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Weekly Music sessions

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Garden & Outdoor Ed, Seasonal Happy Feet Soccer

School Notes

  • Montessori Curriculum and Certified Teachers provides a setting of exploration and progressive skill development.
  • Teaching Staff are members of Pacific Northwest Montessori Association
  • Foundation skills prepare children to attend any Elementary Program.
  • Full Time attendance at age 5 qualifies and prepares child for entry at Kindergarten or 1st grade at any Elementary school.
  • School participates in WA Early Acheivers
  • Student records on Transparent Classroom include Parent access
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Discovery Montessori School cost?
Discovery Montessori School's tuition is approximately $20,000 for private students and $2,850 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of Discovery Montessori School?
The acceptance rate of Discovery Montessori School is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
What sports does Discovery Montessori School offer?
Discovery Montessori School offers 1 interscholastic sports: Soccer.
What is Discovery Montessori School's ranking?
Discovery Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Discovery Montessori School?
The application deadline for Discovery Montessori School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Discovery Montessori School located?
Discovery Montessori School is located in the Southeast Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, WA.

School Reviews

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This exceptional school prioritizes caring and child development. Our child has been attending for a year, and we are extremely pleased with our experience. The staff is compassionate, skilled, and nurturing. The classrooms promote child-led decision-making, complemented by an impressive outdoor play area. The music lessons are excellent, and the nutritious, chef-prepared meals are a bonus. We wholeheartedly recommend this school to anyone contemplating enrollment.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 40 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $20,701 for elementary schools and $22,995 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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