Garden Montessori School

The Garden Montessori School is a child-centered, parent-inclusive school that provides a stimulating environment for Teachers and staff to respond to children's interests the Montessori method.
At the Garden we respect children's differences and encourage them to make appropriate choices thereby becoming self-directed in their learning in order to develop as responsible individuals and cooperative self motivated members of their community.
The Garden is staffed by certified Teachers, Aides and support staff.
Parents are encouraged to play an active role in the school.
Our school believes that education is a family concern.
To foster consistency between the home and school, we offer parent education classes about Montessori education and philosophy.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1999
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students73 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
56%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Garden Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio37:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,600
Tuition Notes$ 5700 for AM Program M-F 8:30-11:30 $ 6500 for Pre-K 4 Program M & F 8:30-11:30 TWH-8:30-2:00 $6900 for Kindergarten M & F 8:30-11:30 TWH 8:30-3:00
Admissions DirectorSandra M. Durkin
Admissions AssociateMelissa Chapman

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Spanish

School Notes

  • The Garden Montessori School is a child-centered, parent-inclusive school that provides a stimulating environment for Teachers and staff to respond to children's interests using the  Montessori method. At the Garden we respect children's differences and encourage them to make appropriate choices thereby becoming self-directed in their learning in order to develop as responsible individuals and cooperative self motivated members of their community. The children develop initiative and self confidence with planning and goal setting skills utilizing time management and organanizational skills. The Garden is staffed by certified Teachers, Aides and support staff. Parents are encouraged to play an active role in the school. Our school believes that education is a family concern. To foster consistency between the home and school, we offer parent education classes about Montessori education and philosophy.
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