Pioneer Meadows Montessori School

Located on 5+ beautiful acres in Ferndale, Pioneer Meadows Montessori School offers both preschool and elementary level classes.
All classes are five days a week. Each class is comprised of children in multi-aged groupings.
We offer an outstanding, scientifically-researched, authentic Montessori program. Our calm and loving environment is rich in dynamic, hands-on experiences in all subject areas.
And, in 2012, we added a Spanish Program, led by a native Spanish speaker.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 82 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,990
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Pioneer Meadows Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
2004

Student Body

Total Students
82 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade
Pioneer Meadows Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Five days a week, 1/2 day tuition for Preschoolers
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000

School Notes

  • Prior to applying, we ask interested parents to first attend a Parent Information Session and an Observation. Please contact the school to schedule.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Pioneer Meadows Montessori School cost?
Pioneer Meadows Montessori School's tuition is approximately $2,990 for private students.
What is Pioneer Meadows Montessori School's ranking?
Pioneer Meadows Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for: Least expensive tuition and Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Pioneer Meadows Montessori School?
The application deadline for Pioneer Meadows Montessori School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 82 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,990
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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