Montessori Center School

  • The Montessori Center School, Inc. was established in 1985 to complement the work of the AMI-affiliated teacher training institute in Arizona, Montessori Education Center.
  • The primary Montessori curriculum is a developmental program designed for children ages two and half to six years.
  • The goal of the Montessori Center School is to serve the community by providing an authentic Montessori environment and education for students.
  • The Montessori program develops the whole personality of the child - not merely his intellectual faculties but also his powers of initiative, deliberation, and independent choice.
  • By living as a free member of a real, social community, the child is trained in the fundamental social qualities which form the basis of good citizenship.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association Montessori International (AMI)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students60 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by GradeMontessori Center School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorRosanne Galluzzo


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess., French, Mandarin, Spanish
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    2.9 PK-4
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    15.6 miles
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    Phoenix, AZ 85085
    15.6 PK-12
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    7.5 miles
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    Phoenix, AZ 85006
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    4.2 miles
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    Phoenix, AZ 85012
    4.2 NS-8

School Reviews

It has been around for more than 20 years and it has the BEST BEST BEST program I have ever seen or experienced! My wife is a product of Montessori overseas and she was very impressed. The school is a wealth of wonderful experiences and education for the growing children. The sensory garden and resident sheep bring so much patient joy and contentment while walking around. The children are so ready to succeed, read, write, math (including long division and multiplication) all at the age of 5 years of age! They learn in 4 different languages including - English of course, Spanish, Chinese and French. The school leverages the talents of its teachers to the utmost including the language, music etc. My Chinese neighbors were so impressed to hear my daughter sing in Mandarin and I was so impressed to hear her sing and speak in French. Other extracurriculars include Chess and of course Music. This school is what a true learning and education program should be. Best of all... they have a strong sense of values and morals too - non-denominational. God Bless them!
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