Dobson Montessori School

  • At Dobson Montessori School, we provide a unique, creative, caring and stimulating environment for your child.
  • We offer exploring, learning, creating, growing, and building self confidence enviornment to the student.
  • We provide child centered environment. Here children learn through doing and offer 1-8 teacher / student ratio.
  • Here children work at the child's own rate and we offer intellectual, academic basis; love of learning; positive self-esteem; creative expression; and freedom through inner discipline.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild learning differences
Year Founded1980
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$155
Summer Program Cost NotesPreschool programs $115 to $190 weekly, K-12 programs $165 weekly
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students142 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Dobson Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size8 students
Number of AP Courses10 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,760
Tuition Notes$75 to $690 monthly. 10th-12th grade $755-805 monthly. Based on an annual rate and payable in monthly installments. Extended day options also available. Call for scholarship information.
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSuzanne Woodford

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBadminton, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Dance, Fencing, Flag Football, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBadmintonBallet,
BaseballBasketball,
BowlingDance,
FencingFlag Football,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.art, dance, engineering, fencing, field study, music, Robotics, science

School Notes

  • Acceptance by tour, interview, and application.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa
    Grades: PK-7 | 128 students
    4.3 miles
    1230 N Gilbert Rd
    Mesa, AZ 85203
    (480)890-1580
    4.3 PK-7
    128
  • Mesa
    Desert Shadows Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-K | 33 students
    9.4 miles
    6709 E University Drive
    Mesa, AZ 85205
    (480)830-5887
    9.4 NS-K
    33
  • Chandler
    Grades: PK-6 | 410 students
    6 miles
    670 N Arizona Ave Ste 35
    Chandler, AZ 85225
    (480)963-2313
    6 PK-6
    410
  • Mesa
    Tempe Montessori School Ltd
    Tempe Montessori School Ltd Photo - Children learn to associate the world with what they already know and have experienced. First step in growing a love for learning.
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 130 students
    2.3 miles
    410 S. El Dorado Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    (480)966-7606
    2.3 PK-6
    130
  • Mesa
    William K Eaton School
    All-boys  | Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 46 students
    2.5 miles
    868 E University Dr
    Mesa, AZ 85203
    (480)461-4200
    2.5 8-12
    46

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The average private school tuition in Arizona is $6,470 for elementary schools and $16,026 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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