Dunedin Montessori Academy

  • Dunedin Montessori Academy offers a rich and diverse learning environment reflective of the our unique and thriving community.
  • Committed to quality, caring education since 1979, The Dunedin Montessori School experience attends to each child's natural curiosity and innate desire to explore and learn.
  • Our curriculum is self-directed and disciplined; allowing the staff to give each child the opportunity to satisfy their developmental needs and the chance to realize their ultimate potential.
  • Our program accomplishes these goals by keeping the class size small and with a staff fully committed to giving the children the freedom to explore and grow in a specially prepared setting under the guidance of the Directress..

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1979
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students40 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Dunedin Montessori Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(school shirts worn on Fridays)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$160
Tuition NotesWe offer part time schedules as well, and we are very flexible.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAnn Dietz
Admissions AssociateSheri Lindquist


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Gymnastics, Spanish Lessons
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clearwater
    Grades: NS-PK | 44 students
    7.5 miles
    905 Ponce De Leon Blvd
    Clearwater, FL 33756
    (727) 584-2867
    7.5 NS-PK
  • Clearwater
    Grades: PK-12 | 217 students
    5.2 miles
    801 Drew Street
    Clearwater, FL 33755
    (727) 446-1722
    5.2 PK-12
  • Clearwater
    Grades: PK-12 | 172 students
    4.9 miles
    1831 Drew St
    Clearwater, FL 33765
    (727) 447-6385
    4.9 PK-12
  • New Port Richey
    Grades: PK-5 | 169 students
    15.1 miles
    6609 River Rd
    New Port Richey, FL 34652
    (727) 845-1111
    15.1 PK-5
  • Palm Harbor
    Grades: NS-PK | 145 students
    2.2 miles
    130 Riveria Road
    Palm Harbor, FL 34683
    (727) 786-1094
    2.2 NS-PK

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
My child has attended Dunedin Montessori for over a year and we are so thankful to have found it. For the first year and a half of her life she was watched by her grandmother while my husband and I worked so finding a school environment that was enriching but also as nurturing as Grandma's house was a tall order. The school is clean, the staff is amazing and our child is not just well taken care of but truly loved. The teachers and staff know each child's personality and make it a point to interact with them in ways that make them feel encouraged and excited when it comes to learning. My daughter knows she is safe and cared for and that piece of mind is priceless!
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Dunedin Montessori Academy is an amazing school! My daughter has been a student there for almost a year now and we absolutely love it. The teachers are very caring and loving but as the same time extremely educational! Every single teacher in the school has been amazing to me and my daughter and I feel so lucky to have such great people looking after her while I'm at work. Since my daughter has been attending this school she has been absolutely thriving! I am so glad that we found Dunedin Montessori Academy and it will be so sad when she outgrows them!
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This school is academic based with a hands on teaching method. The new facilty is beautiful and clean. The teachers are personable and professional and create a loving, nurturing environment.
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