Granite Bay Montessori

Granite Bay Montessori is a non-profit school founded in 1991.
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 (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 178 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $992
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

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

Student Body

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We offer a Half-Day, Full Day or Extended Day option for our preschool program (3-5 year olds and 2-3 year olds). Please contact us for pricing information for our preschool program.
Admissions Director
Emily Compton

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Makers Club (Enrichment class), Science (Enrichment Class)

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intro To Taekwondo (Enrichment class), Soccer (after school enrichment class)

School Notes

  • Please contact our office to schedule an observation and learn more about our programs!
Profile last updated:

School Reviews

Endorse Granite Bay Montessori. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

What A Teacher Does
What A Teacher Does
A teacher wears many hats. Here's a look at her duties and responsibilities.
How Diverse Are Private Schools?
How Diverse Are Private Schools?
Decades ago private schools could have been accused of being elitist. You had to have money to attend. The student populations were fairly homogeneous. Fortunately that has changed.
Private School Job Searching 101
Private School Job Searching 101
Here is a guide for teachers and administrators seeking employment in private schools. Think of it as a roadmap for the job search process.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 178 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $992
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Placer County, CA is $6,167 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

Quick Links