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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
276 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Smaller Scholars Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
22 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Ms. Janet


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Smaller Scholars Montessori offer a summer program?

Yes, Smaller Scholars Montessori offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

When is the application deadline for Smaller Scholars Montessori?

The application deadline for Smaller Scholars Montessori is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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