Smaller Scholars Montessori

  • At Smaller Scholars Montessori Academy, our trained, qualified and caring staff takes a hands-on Montessori approach to learning and provides quality programming and dedicated teachers for children 18 months to 12 years old.
  • Due to our individualized instruction, you may apply for entry at any time. Our most important goal is to provide your child with an environment that champions children to grow intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically and to cultivate a lifetime love of learning.

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Smaller Scholars Montessori places among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1985
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students276 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Smaller Scholars Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorMs. Janet


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Wizards, Lego Robotics, Reading Fun & Activities, Science - Elementary, Science - Pre-school, Spanish

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Beginning Piano

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance/Ballet, Developmental Gymastics, Karate, Kid Fit, Yoga

School Notes

  • Smaller Scholars has been celebrating excellence since 1985
  • Our Montessori certified staff averages more than 10 years of experience
  • With the Montessori advantage, your child will become more confident, more creative and better able to make independent choices qualities which help lead to success in life
  • Optional after school classes include Art, Karate, Yoga, Junior Athletes, Gymnastics, Spanish, Book Club, Science Club, Chess, Soccer, Voice and Piano
  • Montessori Works: It is universally acclaimed in the educational community Children think for themselves as individuals in an atmosphere of cooperation and community
  • The orderly classroom environment helps foster independence, concentration and focus
  • A diverse student and staff population speaking many different languages
  • The elementary classes are led by degreed and Montessori certified teachers
  • We practice "Grace and Courtesy" which emphasizes respect for self, others, the environment and for one`s work
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