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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 50 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Montessori Center School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Arizona for:


School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Learning Difference Programs
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
50 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Montessori Center School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Rosanne Galluzzo


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
Chess., French, Mandarin, Spanish
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Montessori Center School?
The application deadline for Montessori Center School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Montessori Center School located?
Montessori Center School is located in the Royal Oaks neighborhood of Phoenix, AZ.

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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 50 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Phoenix, AZ is $13,108 for elementary schools and $14,951 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Phoenix, AZ is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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