Hermosa Montessori School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
12051 E Fort Lowell Rd
Tucson, AZ 85749
Tel: (520)749-5518
  • Hermosa Montessori is a school community of lifelong learners that integrates Montessori education with Arizona Academic Standards to foster self-motivated, moral, social and environmentally responsible individuals.
  • Hermosa Montessori School is unique. Founded in 1978, it is a private, locally owned school for preschool and extended day kindergarten students, and a tuition free public charter school for kindergarten through eighth grade students.
  • We have a distinctive Tucson location especially chosen for its beauty.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1978

Student Body

Total Students305 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeHermosa Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsSwimmingSwimming

School Notes

  • Hermosa Montessori School offers a uniquely designed learning environment for students from preschool through middle school. Our classrooms are supportive communities of students and teachers that respect children as unique individuals. Each classroom community is designed to correspond to students’ developmental characteristics, interests, and abilities. Hermosa Montessori starts with the premise that children naturally want to learn, they learn in many different ways, and at their own pace. Learning is focused on experience, investigation, and research through active engagement, not rote drill and memorization.
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson
    International School for Peace
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-PK | 60 students
    9.3 miles
    4625 E River Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520)299-8908
    9.3NS-PK
    60
  • Tucson
    Nellie P. Covert School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 38 students
    14.8 miles
    2700 S 8th Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85713
    (520)622-7611
    14.81-12
    38
  • Tucson
    Grades: K-3 | 112 students
    5.3 miles
    8655 E Broadway Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85710
    (520)751-1454
    5.3K-3
    112
  • Tucson
    Grades: K-8 | 251 students
    18.8 miles
    10801 N La Cholla Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85742
    (520)297-0922
    18.8K-8
    251
  • Tucson
    Kino Learning Center
    Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 45 students
    13.9 miles
    6625 N 1st Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520)297-7278
    13.9K-12
    45

School Reviews

5  8/1/2015
Hermosa Montessori is an authentic Montessori school, and I have been continually impressed with the quality of instruction and the nurturing environment of the school. My child has grown both academically and socially, as the school presents a holistic approach to learning, and I can honestly say that Hermosa students grow into poised, thoughtful and caring individuals. The classroom teaching model permits the students to explore their strengths while maintaining standards and, in my experience, this allows each student to thrive while challenging themselves. The students embrace learning in a way that is refreshing, and seem to be blissfully unaware of how extraordinary they are becoming.
- Posted by

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

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
November 24, 2017
A fascinating look at where our first Presidents went to school.
November 24, 2017
Always answer this question honestly: what is the school looking for? Is my child a match for their requirements? This article shows you how to get that important match right.
November 24, 2017
Summer is an excellent time to spend a couple of days reviewing your marketing initiatives. It is important to see what's working and what isn't working.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Tucson, AZ is $6,685 for elementary schools and $9,471 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tucson, AZ is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).