Preston Ridge Montessori

Preston Ridge Montessori serves 80 students in grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergartenis a member of the Association Montessori International (AMI).
The student:teacher of Preston Ridge Montessori is 20:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 80 students
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Preston Ridge Montessori places among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1986
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
80 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
87%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Preston Ridge Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Carol Pittman
Admissions Associate
Jamie Thayer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Playball, Soccer, Tumble time

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Dance

School Notes

  • Thank you for your interest in Preston Ridge Montessori. Preston Ridge has been the leading Montessori schools in this area since 1987. Our primary classrooms serve children 3 through 6 plus and our new pre-primary room serves children starting at 18 months. Preston Ridge offers four beautiful classrooms. Each class is led by a Montessori certified Directress and a full time assistant teacher. In addition to the Montessori curriculum, each class enjoys weekly special instruction in Spanish and Music. Nutritious snacks and home-cooked hot lunches are included in your tuition.The before and after school program at Preston Ridge gives working parents the option of extended hours from 7:00am to 6:00pm. In addition, we offer a variety of enrichment activities that may include art class, kid`s sports class, or tap and ballet. The play time activities offered give your

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
We love Preston Ridge! My son is 4 and started when he was 2.5. It was the best decision we ever made. He is so confident and learning so much. Our twin daughters are starting there soon.
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5  
Awesome school, includes lunch, music, Spanish and Mandarin as part of curriculum. Teachers are excellent, experienced and long term. So glad I made the decision to bring my daughter to Preston Ridge. 5 Stars!!
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 80 students
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Alpharetta, GA is $14,054 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alpharetta, GA is 64% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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