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Hours 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Michele Wilensky
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 175

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
4
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: Spanish
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
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Montessori
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish
Special schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

Support

12
Facilities
including: Music room
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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

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School cultural diversity1

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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: Chess club
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
After school end time 5:45 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Indian Springs School
  The Altamont School
  Alabama School of Fine Arts

Teachers

9
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Speech and language therapist
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

Learn more Http://www.hilltopmontessori.com/admissions-procedures/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $3000
Tuition range (high) $9000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered 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