Top Hat Montessori

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Thank for your interest in exploring the services offerred by Top Hat Montessori. Since 2012 serving families in the Gaithersburg Area, Maryland.Visit page/Facebook/instagram to learn more about services.
We are accepting applications from essential workers for now and will continue to accept normal applications for the 2020-2021 school year.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
22 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please call to see what our current charges are: 240-813-0713
Admissions Director
Laura Matney
Admissions Associate
Patty Wilkie

School Notes

  • We are recognized and approved by the Maryland State Department of Education, and licensed by the MSDE Office of Child Care. 
  • At Top Hat Montessori School focuses on curriculum guided by trained teachers, that provide children with innumerable opportunities for exploration and discovery.
  • We guide children intellectually, academically, socially, and emotionally in their preparation for life. 
  • We believe that education is an exciting process of discovery that builds a foundation for critical thinking, self-discipline, and a life-long love of learning. We understand that children learn best when they are motivated by their own innate need to explore and discover. 
  • We respect that children and adolescents should be encouraged to progress at their own pace, regardless of age or ability. We are committed to practicing authentic Montessori to help children reach their full potential, while instilling values of civic responsibility and compassion. 

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Montgomery County, MD is $17,598 for elementary schools and $23,582 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Montgomery County, MD is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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