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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 52 students
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Case by case consideration of needs
Year Founded
1979
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
52 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Montessori Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Be ready to play and create art!)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes
*Toddler 5 day: $9,875 *Preschool 5 day: $9,875 Kindergarten: $11,450 Elementary: $11,550 *Limited number of 3 day programs available.
Summer Program Cost
$195
Summer Program Cost Notes
Cost is per weekly session from mid-June to mid-August.
% on Financial Aid
1%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,400
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Heather 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.
Profile last updated: 02/08/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 52 students
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $9,075 for elementary schools and $10,133 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).

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