Our mission at The Montessori School is to provide a developmental environment that addresses individual styles of learning and encourages imagination, compassion, and joy in discovery, contributing tangibly to each child's achievement of maximum potential in all areas of growth through a supportive, nurturing partnership with parents.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Enrollment: 113 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,615
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 31 / Aug. 10 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-7
Year Founded
1969

Student Body

Total Students
113 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
The Montessori School Of Fort Smith Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
4%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Shoeless Environment

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 31 / Aug. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Please visit our website for a full description of program tuition and fees.
% on Financial Aid
16%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,200
Admissions Director
Dr. Dustin Dooly

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art, Gardening Club, Music, Spanish

School Notes

  • Our mission at The Montessori School is to provide a developmental environment that addresses individual styles of learning and encourages imagination, compassion, and joy in discovery, contributing tangibly to each child's achievement of maximum potential in all areas of growth through a supportive, nurturing partnership with parents.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Enrollment: 113 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,615
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 31 / Aug. 10 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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