Sunrise Montessori School South

Sunrise Montessori School was started in the home of Mary Ellen Marion in 1979.
The first year there were eight children in the class and fifteen on a waiting list.
A search was made for a church with space available to rent to our school.
Larkspur Christian Church on 33rd Avenue north of Cactus. Their Fellowship Hall was used for our school from September 1980 through June 1988.
In 1981, one of the first Montessori toddler programs in the valley was added. Mary Ellen and Ray Marion are the owners.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 35 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,250
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1979
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
35 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Sunrise Montessori School South Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Yearly tuition can be paid in 10 installments.

School Notes

  • Sunrise Montessori School offers a Montessori education according to the principals of Dr. Maria Montessori. It is an education of the total child, encompassing the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth of each child. We nurture and promote an atmosphere that develops self-motivation, responsibility, and self-control in the child. Each child is offered individual instruction, according to his/her ability level.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Sunrise Montessori School South cost?
Sunrise Montessori School South's tuition is approximately $6,250 for private students.
When is the application deadline for Sunrise Montessori School South?
The application deadline for Sunrise Montessori School South is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Sunrise Montessori School South located?
Sunrise Montessori School South is located in the North Mountain Village neighborhood of Glendale, AZ. There are 1 other private schools located in North Mountain Village.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 35 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,250
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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