The Eastside Montessori School

  • The Eastside Montessori School provides a richly prepared educational environment for children ages 2 1/2 through 12 years.
  • We are an AMI/USA Associated School - a status that recognizes our commitment to the highest standards of Montessori education.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association Montessori International (AMI)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students20 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 1 / rolling
Admissions DirectorChristine First

School Notes

  • In keeping with the Montessori practice, the composition of our class is multi-age. The mixed age groups provide for peer teaching, role models and leadership experience; they also enhance the sense of community within the classroom.
  • Since a successful Montessori environment depends so greatly on children having focused periods of time in which to complete tasks and activities, we make a priority of maximizing uninterrupted work time.
  • Everything in the classroom is designed to meet the developmental needs and interests of the children. There is no ceiling to what children can learn, and they are able to advance through the curriculum as they are ready, without being limited by the progress of their peers.
  • Our school’s traditional materials have been researched and developed during decades of classroom use around the world. Our teacher takes great care in preparing the environment so that materials are arranged sequentially, children have comfortable work spaces and there is freedom of physical movement.
  • Above all, we place the highest importance on serving the needs of each child, for as Maria Montessori said, “One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child itself.”
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