White Rock Montessori

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  • Nestled beside a creek on wooded acreage in East Dallas, White Rock Montessori serves 160 students ages three through 8th grade. Founded in 1975, the school was among the first Montessori elementary programs in the nation and is recognized today as one of the city's finest Montessori programs.
  • White Rock Montessori is dedicated to providing a challenging educational environment in which each child is empowered to grow to his/her fullest potential academically, emotionally, physically and socially at each stage of development.
  • Following the principles of Dr. Maria Montessori, the school provides a consistent framework for learning through the dynamic partnership of child, parent and teacher.
  • White Rock Montessori students develop a deep sense of personal and social responsibility and respect for themselves, others and the environment.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1975

Student Body

Total Students180 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 35%
Students by GradeWhite Rock Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesMiddle School - $14,278.00 Upper Elementary - $11,281.00 Lower Elementary - $11,281.00 Preschool Extended/Full Day - $10,939.00 Preschool Half Day - $6,859.00 Before School Care - $1,483.00 After School Care - $4,566.00 Before & After School Care -
Admissions DirectorConnie Laufersky
Admissions AssociateGinger Payton

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsFencing, TennisFencingTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Choir, Ecology Club, Ensemble, Girl Scouts, Makers Club, Model United Nations, Tennis Lessons Choir, Ecology Club, Ensemble, Girl Scouts, Makers Club, Tennis Lessons, Model United Nations,

School Notes

  • The Staff at White Rock Montessori is committed to the concept that every child should be given the opportunity to develop to the fullest of his or her potential. The aim of the school is to encourage active, self-directed learning and to strike a balance of individual mastery with small group collaboration within the whole group community. Children who participate in the White Rock Montessori program have been described as having developed self-discipline, self knowledge and independence, an enthusiasm for learning, an organized approach to problem solving and solid academic skills.
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