West Seattle Montessori School & Academy

  • West Seattle Montessori School emphasizes individualized instruction within a carefully prepared environment, which is designed to foster independent learning and exploration on the part of the child.
  • This setting allows all kinds of learning to take place.
  • The potential of the child is developed in an environment which has a place for everyone.
  • West Seattle Montessori School is non-sectarian and non-discriminating. We strive to provide quality education to all children; however, we are not equipped to provide special programs for students with significant emotional, behavioral, social, or learning problems.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1985

Student Body

Total Students173 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade West Seattle Montessori School & Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease see our web site for rates. https://www.westseattlemontessori.com
Admissions DirectorHeather Aquino
Admissions AssociateBrenda Griswold
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
My family is THRILLED with WSM!!!! Two of my three children attend and we are getting ready to enroll my third. We love the staff who are very dedicated and passionate about students and learning. There are so many opportunities for my children including being able to perform in a play, going on field trips, going on over night trips and being provided hands on learning.
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West Seattle Montessori School & Academy has created a incredible foundation for my children. We truly have found a school that doesn't just push "common core". They provide a challenging learning environment in and out of the classroom, social and emotional support through all years and have allowed my children to explode in their academics. I have been so grateful to have this school and community..
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Since moving here we have been so pleased. West Seattle Montessori School and West Seattle Academy gave my child a new love of learning. Its become so much more then a school for us. WE LOVE IT !
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