Montessori Day School

  • Montessori Day School, founded in 1979, is dedicated to building a lifelong love of learning with our students. We provide an enriched Montessori curriculum to meet the needs of children with a wide range of abilities, toddler through elementary.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedCase by case consideration of needs
Year Founded1979
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students52 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Montessori Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size16 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Be ready to play and create art!)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMay. 31 / rolling
Tuition NotesPlease see our Enrollment section.
% on Financial Aid
9%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorHeather Epes

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Classroom Cooks

Arts and Music Programs:
Listening to Preschool Readers, Music Program, Spanish Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
P.E.

School Notes

  • Our preschool's goal is to help each child develop the foundational habits, attitudes, skills, and thoughtfulness that are essential for a lifetime of creative learning.
  • Our Montessori elementary curriculum provides non-competitive, intellectually and chronologically diverse learning opportunities.
  • We are dedicated to the continued enrichment of our students through additional classes in music and languages, art and crafting, community service learning opportunities, educational field trips and in-school presentations, developing peace and environmental curricula, and providing our students with a model of conflict resolution mediation.

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $8,551 for elementary schools and $10,455 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).