Stepping Stones Montessori

  • Stepping Stones Montessori was established in 1983 by a group of dedicated parents.
  • It continues today with a Parent Board and functions as a non-profit.
  • Our programs currently serve children from the age of 12 weeks to 13 years of age.
  • Stepping Stones Montessori is a member of the American Montessori Society and the Michigan Montessori Society.
  • Many of our faculty are active members of the North American Montessori Teacher's Association (NAMTA).
  • Our mission is to engage each child's passion for learning through the Montessori philosophy of education.
  • Sustain an environment that enables each child to thrive as a life-long learner who is self-directed and responsible; self-confident and respectful; and self-aware and globally-conscious.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1983

Student Body

Total Students140 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeStepping Stones Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorLibby Kreiner

School Notes

  • Stepping Stones Montessori was established in 1983 by a group of dedicated parents. It continues today with a Parent Board and functions as a non-profit. Our programs currently serve children from the age of 12 weeks to 13 years of age. Stepping Stones Montessori is a member of the American Montessori Society and the Michigan Montessori Society. Many of our faculty are active members of the North American Montessori Teacher's Association (NAMTA). Stepping Stones Montessori School's Mission: Engage each child's passion for learning through the Montessori philosophy of education. Sustain an environment that enables each child to thrive as a life-long learner who is:
  • Self-directed and responsible
  • Self-confident and respectful
  • Self-aware and globally-conscious
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