Montessori School Of Maui

  • The Montessori School of Maui is a non-denominational, non-profit 5013 corporation licensed by the Hawaii Council of Private Schools and the State of Hawaii Department of Human Services.
  • The school is also accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools. Momi`s philosophy respects and embraces the natural world and the panorama of cultures, knowledge and arts.
  • It respects both the individual and the community while providing a well-rounded education emphasizing intellectual, social, cultural, physical, creative, and moral development.
  • We are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy and method of education.
  • With the close guidance of Montessori trained teachers, a child attending our school will be exposed to this method, which promotes the development of the whole child, facilitates the growth of inner discipline and cultivates the child`s own natural joy of learning.
  • The mission of the Montessori School of Maui, in the words of Dr. Maria Montessori is to "educate the human potential".
  • We believe along with Dr. Montessori that "the task of the child is the formation of the man, oriented to his environment, adapted to his time, place, and culture".
  • The Montessori School of Maui strives to provide its students with an academic foundation that encompasses cultural, social, aesthetic, historical, and physical understanding that prepares them for stewardship in the world.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1978

Student Body

Total Students296 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 72%
Students by Grade Montessori School Of Maui Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size24 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,648
Admissions DirectorSue Schmidt

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • The Montessori School of Maui is a non-denominational, non-profit 5013 corporation licensed by the Hawaii Council of Private Schools and the State of Hawaii Department of Human Services. The school is also accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools. Momi`s philosophy respects and embraces the natural world and the panorama of cultures, knowledge and arts. It respects both the individual and the community while providing a well-rounded education emphasizing intellectual, social, cultural, physical, creative, and moral development. We are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy and method of education. With the close guidance of Montessori trained teachers, a child attending our school will be exposed to this method, which promotes the development of the whole child, facilitates the growth of inner discipline and cultivates the child`s own natural joy of learning. The mission of the Montessori School of Maui, in the words of Dr. Maria Montessori is to "educate the human potential". We believe along with Dr. Montessori that "the task of the child is the formation of the man, oriented to his environment, adapted to his time, place, and culture". The Montessori School of Maui strives to provide its students with an academic foundation that encompasses cultural, social, aesthetic, historical, and physical understanding that prepares them for stewardship in the world.
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