Rainbow Montessori School - Cactus

Rainbow Montessori School was founded in 1980. We have a very welcoming environment that is "home like" for the young child. This makes an easy transition from home to school. Our classrooms are bright, flowing and use both indoor and outdoor spaces.
Montessori is an unique approach to education which builds upon the will for independence, social skills, and academics.
We have classes for children 18 months thru Kindergarten. Our class ratios range from 1:4 to 1:10.
We teach and we remove obstacles to learning.  The result, for more than thirty seven years, has been graduates who are poised, confident, self-starters with a broad mastery of life skills and academics. These students have become critical thinkers who have respect for one another and the environment, and who have developed a lifelong love of learning.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded1980
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesOur summer program runs for 2 additional months for a 12 month option. Children may be enrolled weekly or monthly. Call for rates or visit website.

Student Body

Total Students70 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Rainbow Montessori School - Cactus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$650
Tuition NotesMonthly rates for a minimum 10 month school year. Toddler thru Kindergarten with before and after care, hours available 730am - 530pm half and full day options. Tuition monthly based on age and hours. Call for pricing (480) 998-0024 or visit website.
Admissions DirectorRobin Sendra
Admissions AssociateElise

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Rainbow Montessori School - Cactus is Devereux (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Blessed Sacrament Preschool & Kindergarten (0.6 miles away)
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