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 Students170 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade White Rock Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size10 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesMiddle School - $15,676.00 Upper Elementary - $13,687.00 Lower Elementary - $13,687.00 Primary Extended/Full Day - $12,998.00 Primary Half Day - $8,141.00 Before School Care - $1,729.00 After School Care - $5,324.00 Before & After School Care - $6,455
Admissions DirectorConnie Laufersky
Admissions AssociateMelanie Dizdar

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Art Portfolio, Choir, Ensemble, Musical Theater

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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