Heartwood Montessori School

  • Heartwood Montessori School, founded in 1991, is located at 112 Byrum Street in the heart of Cary, North Carolina, near the intersection of I-40/440 and US-1/64, serving Cary, Apex, Morrisville, and the greater Raleigh area.
  • Heartwood is committed to quality education for children ages 18 months to fifteen years. Our school provides an extensive curriculum based on the Montessori Method and inclusive of State and National standards.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedall differences respected
Year Founded1991
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students176 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Heartwood Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses10 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,000
Tuition NotesSee website for details
Admissions DirectorSue Daniel
Admissions AssociateMary McKinney

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cary
    Grades: K-12 | 817 students
    1.6 miles
    1330 Old Apex Rd
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 303-2560
    1.6 K-12
    817
  • Raleigh
    Grades: PK-12 | 1189 students
    11.1 miles
    7409 Falls Of Neuse Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27615
    (919) 847-0900
    11.1 PK-12
    1189
  • Cary
    Grades: PK-5 | 140 students
    3.3 miles
    130 Towne Village Dr
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 319-9622
    3.3 PK-5
    140
  • Raleigh
    Grades: NS-12 | 330 students
    9.3 miles
    7005 Lead Mine Road
    Raleigh, NC 27615
    (919) 848-1545
    9.3 NS-12
    330
  • Raleigh
    Grades: K-12 | 785 students
    8.2 miles
    5500 Wake Academy Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27603
    (919) 772-6264
    8.2 K-12
    785

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