The Montessori Early Learning Center and School of the Arts was founded on July 15, l976.
The school encompasses a campus type setting with a custom designed main building of 7,000 square feet, built to Montessori specifications, housing 6 primary, multi-aged classrooms of children 3-6 years of age.
The school operates in the purest European tradition and is not modified in any way.
The school employs teachers that are AMI or St. Nicholas (British) certified.
All classrooms are fully equipped with imported didactic apparatus. The center has sound proofed music studios and dance studios.
There is also a small studio for visual arts. Artists with the highest qualifications are brought in for group and private instruction.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Students: 147 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $520
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students
147 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 18%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Students: 147 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $520
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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