Northstar Montessori

  • Northstar Montessori Preschool, under the direction of Tami Elliott, have been providing quality care for children in the Saline area since 1994.
  • Conveniently located on Ann Arbor-Saline Road, we provide a safe, loving, home-like environment for children to learn and grow, using the Montessori method.
  • At Northstar Montessori, we believe young children learn by doing.
  • They acquire knowledge about their world through playful interaction with objects and people.
  • Children are motivated to learn by their own desire to make sense of their world.
  • We are committed to providing a developmentally appropriate program with the help of trained teachers, using a variety of materials and equipment.
  • We engage children in an environment that is child-initiated, child-directed, and teacher supported.  Best of all, we have lots of fun.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded2000
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students159 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Northstar Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size10 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Northstar Montessori and Scribbles and Giggles Daycare, under the direction of Tami Elliott, have been providing quality care for children in the Saline area for over 11 years.
  • Conveniently located on Ann Arbor-Saline Road, we provide a safe, loving, home-like environment for children to learn and grow, using the Montessori method.
  • At Northstar Montessori, we believe young children learn by doing.
  • They acquire knowledge about their world through playful interaction with objects and people.
  • Children are motivated to learn by their own desire to make sense of their world.
  • We are committed to providing a developmentally appropriate program with the help of trained teachers, using a variety of materials and equipment.
  • We engage children in an environment that is child-initiated, child-directed, and teacher supported.
  • Best of all, we have lots of fun.

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