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The Montessori School of Raleigh
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  • Private, Montessori
  • RALEIGH, NC

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 8
Application Fee
$100
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$25,695
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
21%
Average Financial Aid
$5,737
From The Montessori School of Raleigh

Through self-directed engagement with MSR’s embracing culture, inherently interdisciplinary curriculum, and purposefully prepared environments, students construct their own meaning by fully inhabiting the study of their personal fascinations.

Implicitly and explicitly guided toward mastery of evolving social, emotional, and academic lessons by expert teachers, their fellow students, and their own metacognitive reflections, they learn the habits of mind and of practice that lead to deep focus, discernment, understanding, and maturity from their earliest years.

The true hallmark of an MSR education is the manifestation in our graduates of a transformative and future-shaping mindset: an earned and steadfast belief in their inner worth, ability, and consequence; a deep appreciation for community and for the singular gifts of others; and the confidence that comes from knowing themselves as docents of their own learning and engineers of authentic and fulfilling lives.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
No data available  

International Baccalaureate Programme

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MSR is an official IB World School for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and the first and only Montessori high school in the state and the only independent school in the Triangle to offer this highly regarded curriculum, a two-year program that emphasizes critical thinking, rigorous research and exams, thesis writing, and other advanced college preparation.

Culture & Safety

Poll
40%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 5 responses
Poll
40%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 5 responses
  • Student-led formative experiences (NYC trip)
    60%
  • None
    20%
  • Spirit Week
    20%

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Students

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
420
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 5 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$20,525
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
Six weeks
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
40%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 5 responses
Poll
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 5 responses
Poll
40%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 5 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
40%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 5 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$78,631
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,371
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$347,000
National
$281,900

The Montessori School of Raleigh Reviews

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