Mountain Sun Community School

Mountain Sun Community School, serving children in preschool through middle school, is Brevard's only independent elementary school. The mission of MSCS is to holistically nurture, challenge, and guide each unique child to discover academic skills using Montessori principles, explore the natural world, create through self-expression, and belong to a collaborative, diverse, and peaceful community.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
2008

Student Body

Total Students
122 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Mountain Sun Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
5900 half-day preschool tuition
% on Financial Aid
6%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000

School Notes

  • Mountain Sun Community School serves children in preschool through 8th grade in a carefully prepared environment with specially trained teachers using the Montessori method along with other complementary educational practices. Mountain Sun is Brevard's only independent school and was formed as a non-profit parent-driven effort to create a caring holistic community school that nurtures each child's passion and unique abilities. Our mission is to preserve the child's natural curiosity and love of learning and foster respect and responsibility for themselves, their community, and the natural world. Our small class sizes and multi age classrooms create an environment where each child is challenged and inspired to be their best selves academically, socially, emotionally, and physically.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mountain Sun Community School cost?
Mountain Sun Community School's tuition is approximately $10,000 for private students.
What schools are Mountain Sun Community School often compared to?
Mountain Sun Community Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bethany Christian School by visitors of our site.
When is the application deadline for Mountain Sun Community School?
The application deadline for Mountain Sun Community School is Feb. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $9,662 for elementary schools and $10,957 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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