Montessori Academy Of Valparaiso

  • The Montessori School of Valparaiso is an educational facility intended to provide programs that stimulate the creativity, imagination and inquisitiveness of children.
  • Classes incorporate physical, social and intellectual growth in a non-competitive environment.
  • Activities presented are developed to promote a healthy child, who has a positive self-image and enjoys learning.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students87 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Montessori Academy Of Valparaiso Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$535
Tuition NotesWe have several programs. Pricing depends on the program. I listed highest price 5 day,full day program
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDawn Tasher


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Drums Alive, Kindermusik, Yogakids, Young Rembrandts

School Notes

  • Toddler Program for children 18 months to 3 years old. The Program meets Monday-Friday from 8am-10am. Staff to student ratio is 1:5. Class maximum is 16.
  • Preschool Program for children ages 3-5. The Program meets Monday-Friday from 8am-11am or 12pm-3pm. Staff to student ratio is 1:10. Class maximum is 30.
  • Extended Preschool Program is for children who turn age 4 on or before August 1st. It meets Monday-Friday from 8am-1:30pm. Staff to student ratio is 1:8. Class maximum is 24.
  • Kindergarten Program for children who turn 5 on or before August 1st. It meets Monday-Friday from 8am-1:30 pm. Staff to student ratio is 1:9. Class maximum is 27.
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  • Chesterton
    Grades: NS-6 | 84 students
    8.1 miles
    135 W. Lincoln Ave.
    Chesterton, IN 46304
    (219) 926-2359
    8.1 NS-6

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