Prairie Hill Montessori School

  • At Prairie Hill Montessori, we nuture the whole child and guide their learning using authentic Montessori teaching methods.
  • Our dedicated teaching staff will respect and fulfill your child's educational, emotional, physical and social needs, while embracing their individuality.
  • Montessori philosophy believes that children learn best in a social environment that encourages individual growth.
  • Children direct and follow their own interests, under the guidance of trained Montessori teachers.
  • Classrooms are multi-aged to stimulate conversation, create community and allow older students to be role models and leaders.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2011
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$170
Summer Program Cost Notesweekly

Student Body

Total Students45 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$170
Tuition Notesweekly
Admissions DirectorKatherine Mary Curtis
Admissions AssociateRobert Curtis

School Notes

  • We are a quality preschool and kindergarten program for children 33 months through age 6.
  • We offer licensed child care options for working families and are open 6 AM to 6 PM,
  • providing both before and after school care.

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Francis
    Crown Christian School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 75 students
    6.5 miles
    7515 269th Ave Nw
    Saint Francis, MN 55070
    (763) 856-2099
    6.5 PK-8
  • Princeton
    Grades: PK-4 | 82 students
    8.1 miles
    804 7th Street South
    Princeton, MN 55371
    (330) 867-6222
    8.1 PK-4
  • Elk River
    Grades: PK-12 | 24 students
    8.1 miles
    11800 196th Avenue NW
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 441-2816
    8.1 PK-12
  • Elk River
    St John Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 127 students
    9 miles
    9243 Viking Blvd Nw
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 441-6616
    9 PK-8
  • Elk River
    My Own Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 32 students
    9.5 miles
    1118 4th Street Nw
    Elk River, MN 55330
    (763) 234-9251
    9.5 PK-K

School Reviews

All of our children have attended Prairie Hill. Ms. Katherine and her staff go above and beyond to connect with each and every child daily in their program. They instill the love of learning and play while preparing these little ones for kindergarten. This gem in Zimmerman has inspired and empowered our children to reach their full potential.
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