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
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild learning differences
Year Founded1980
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students173 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 38%
Students by GradeDobson Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$600
Tuition Notes$345 to $650 monthly. 10th-12th grade $750 monthly. Based on an annual rate and payable in monthly installments. Extended day options also available. Call for scholarship information.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
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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  • 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
  • Mesa
    Grades: NS-8 | 94 students
    4.3 miles
    1230 N Gilbert Rd
    Mesa, AZ 85203
    (480)890-1580
    4.3 NS-8
    94
  • 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-5 | 113 students
    2.3 miles
    410 S. El Dorado Rd.
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    (480)966-7606
    2.3 PK-5
    113
  • Cave Creek
    Grades: PK-6 | 119 students
    30.5 miles
    38424 N Spur Cross Rd
    Cave Creek, AZ 85331
    (480)575-5269
    30.5 PK-6
    119

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