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Whole Earth Montessori Photo #1 - Whole Earth Montessori Lower and Upper Elementary Building
An authentic Montessori program.  An exceptional academic experience.  Our mission: To nurture in each child a respect for self through academic excellence, a respect for others through a globabl perspective, and a respect for the environment through enrvronmental awareness.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 131 students
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / Jun. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

Whole Earth Montessori ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1986
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
131 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Whole Earth Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1 / Jun. 1 / rolling
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Shannon Harris

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Graphic Arts, Music Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Yoga

School Notes

  • For over 30 years, the student, your child, has been at the center of WEM`s mission, vision and goals. At this Washington State approved Private School accredited by the American Montessori Society, your child will have access to a unique, proven academic experience specializing in the instructional methodologies of Dr. Maria Montessori. These very same instructional methodologies, developed over 100 years ago, are validated today in accordance with the latest research on how the brain works from noted experts in the field of neuroscience.
  • Our mission is to develop in each child a respect for self through academic excellence, a respect for others through a global perspective, and a respect for the environment through environmental awareness. At WEM your child will experience an individualized learning experience and environment that supports growth toward their greatest potential.
  • Working with the Whole Child in mind, each child experiences a safe, empowering learning environment that supports growth toward their greatest potential; academically, intellectually, physically, emotionally,  socially, creatively and spiritually resulting in your child developing a lifelong love for learning, growth, and academic pride.Our highly qualified staff bring commitment, care and individual attention to each student. Your child will experience true partnership, empowerment, and growth through each interaction. A rich, 11-year academic and education experience nurturing characteristics that serve one throughout a lifetime. A cutting-edge educational experience focused on developing the whole child.  Nurturing in each child the basic, universal human values of truth, right action, peace, love, and non-violence.Choosing the right academic experience for your child is a big choice. We are privileged to support your child and look forward to supporting his or her educational journey.
Profile last updated: 08/18/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This school is the heart and essence of Montessori. My daughter has been part of this amazing community for the last 7 years and my son just started in early childhood. For my 4th grader, Her love of learning, confidence in the world, and her respect of self, others and the environment around her are only a few of the amazing gifts she has received. She is still in love with learning and challenging her self daily. For my son, he is loving his class, his teachers and making new friends. He is quickly learning how to be part of a community and his love of learning is growing. He is well cared for and the teachers continuously watch out his well being. The teachers are connected, tuned in and always watching out for the best interest of each student. From day one I have felt nothing but gratitude and appreciation for what the school, staff and leadership provide. Academically she is excelling, and their approach of educating the "whole child" has allowed her access to a well rounded education. The school is also working to build a thriving parent community including a Parent Advocacy Group, out of school meet ups and parents night out. I feel a true sense of community being built and friendships being formed. Overall, I know this is a learning campus that exceeds the qualifications of their American Montessori Society accreditation status.
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5  
Whole Earth Montessori school offers the exclusivity of a smaller school, along with a respect for nature and excellence in education. Weekly music and art, regular outdoor activities and occasional field trips are part of their planned school year. While sustaining an excellent Montessori curriculum, talented teachers go above and beyond in dedication to their students and skill, helping each student become the best each individual can be! This is the healthiest school I have ever experienced!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 131 students
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / Jun. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Snohomish County, WA is $7,280 for elementary schools and $8,541 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Snohomish County, WA is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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