Details overview

Hours 08:30 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Michele Wilensky
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 175

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Montessori
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Bell / handbell choir
2
Languages
including: American Sign Language (ASL)
Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish

Support

12
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center Standalone center
Early childhood starting age Infant
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Financial aid options Sibling Discount
Preschool meals offered Morning Snack

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 80% 58%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 1%
Hispanic 5% 5%
Black 4% 34%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Boys sports (misc.) Physical education
Girls sports (misc.) Physical education
Clubs Boy Scouts
Chess club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 05:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Indian Springs School
  The Altamont School
  Alabama School of Fine Arts

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner National Wildlife Federation
  Edible SchoolYard Project
  Legacy, Inc.
  American Montessori Society

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Interested applicants are invited to tour the 3.4 million dollar facility and find out more about Montessori education, as well as our future expansion. Call to schedule a tour at 437-9343.
Learn more Http://www.hilltopmontessori.com/admissions-procedures/
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application submission begins 01/19/2016
Application fee amount $100.00
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $3000
Tuition range (high) $9000
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 239
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 200
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012