TLC Montessori

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TLC Montessori has been educating the children in our community for more than 35 years. TLC offers a Montessori education for toddlers (ages 18-36 months), preschool (ages 3-5 years) and kindergarten - 3rd grade children.
In addition to a variety of class schedules, TLC offers before and after school care, as well as planned programs during scheduled breaks and an exciting summer camp with themed activities.
Students are enriched with a quality Montessori curriculum and weekly Spanish, music and movement classes.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-3
Year Founded1981
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$425
Summer Program Cost NotesTuition rates vary depending on the schedule you choose
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students145 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade TLC Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(TLC does not have a formal dress code.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,565
Tuition NotesTuition rates vary depending on the schedule and the programs
Admissions DirectorLynette

School Notes

  • Toddlers need to be steady walkers and able to feed themselves.  Preschoolers must be independently toilet trained.  Kindergarteners need to be 5 by Aug 31st.  We follow the LWSD requirements for early enterance testing.

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