Granite Bay Montessori is a non-profit school founded in 1991 - we are celebrating our 31st year with the 2022-23 school year!
The school serves children from pre-school (2 years) through 9th 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 (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-9
  • Enrollment: 180 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,125
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-9
Year Founded
1991
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
180 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
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Soccer (after school enrichment class)

School Notes

  • Please contact our office to schedule an observation and learn more about our programs!
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-9
  • Enrollment: 180 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,125
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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