Phoenix Montessori Academy

  • Our mission at Phoenix Montessori Academy is to develop true scholars, life-long learners, and productive citizens of the world in a diverse atmosphere that incorporates Montessori principles where students demonstrate respect and love for self, others, and their environment.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded2004
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$200
Summer Program Cost NotesAverge cost of $200/week with before and after school care available for additional cost. See website for summer camp registration packet.

Student Body

Total Students124 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Phoenix Montessori Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size17 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $5500 to $13400
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSue Graichen

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, TennisBasketballFlag Football,
LacrosseSoccer,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Art Class, Music Class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Meditation

School Notes

  • Phoenix Montessori Academy is an independent, non-profit school, educating students from ages 18 months to 18 years (toddlers through 12th grade). Our school was established June 19, 2004 and the first class was held on September 7, 2004. The school was founded by a group of concerned parents and a seasoned teacher, all committed to creating a loving and nurturing environment where the well being and development of the child is paramount.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Huntersville
    Christian Montessori School At Lake Norman
    Montessori School (Christian)
    Grades: NS | 75 students
    2.2 miles
    14101 Stumptown Rd
    Huntersville, NC 28078
    (704)875-1801
    2.2 NS
    75
  • Charlotte
    Brisbane Academy Preparatory School
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-9 | 62 students
    6.3 miles
    5901 Statesville Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28269
    (704)598-5208
    6.3 PK-9
    62
  • Charlotte
    Grades: K-12 | 160 students
    9.9 miles
    1827 Back Creek Church Road
    Charlotte, NC 28213
    (704)549-4101
    9.9 K-12
    160
  • Charlotte
    Grades: NS-12 | 122 students
    22.4 miles
    7000 Endhaven Ln
    Charlotte, NC 28277
    (704)341-3236
    22.4 NS-12
    122
  • Charlotte
    Grades: NS-12
    22 miles
    9502 Providence Road
    Charlotte, NC 28277
    (704)846-1100
    22 NS-12
    n/a

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Phoenix is a 15 on a scale of one to ten! Our family loves the bonds created between student and teacher in each grade. PMA has a warm, loving, caring environment well suited to the independent learner as well as the student who learns in non-traditional ways. Students are treasured as individuals and parents are welcome. PMA truly embraces the Montessori philosophy of educating mind, body and spirit.
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