Granite Bay Montessori

Granite Bay Montessori is a non-profit school founded in 1991 - we are celebrating our 32rd year with the 2023-24 school year!
The school serves children from pre-school (2 years) through 8th grade. Granite Bay Montessori offers an individualized, child-centered program designed to meet the needs of each student.
The program is designed to foster independent, motivated students.
The teacher's role in the Montessori classroom is to motivate and stimulate children by continuously introducing them to new materials and activities.
Cooperative projects help children bring together individual talents to accomplish common goals.
Our school program also incorporates special programs in the studies of art, music, foreign language, and drama.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 205 students
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1991
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
205 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Granite Bay Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Annual Tuition listed is for our Elementary program (1st - 8th). We offer a Half-Day, Full Day or Extended Day option for our preschool program (3-6 year olds and 2-3 year olds). Please contact us for preschool pricing information.
Admissions Director
Emily Compton

School Notes

  • Please contact our office to schedule a tour to learn more about our program!
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Granite Bay Montessori offer a summer program?
Yes, Granite Bay Montessori offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
When is the application deadline for Granite Bay Montessori?
The application deadline for Granite Bay Montessori is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 205 students
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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