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PK-9|Private
70 students
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School leader:  Somers Schulte Piazza
1509 North Pierce Street
Little Rock, AR 72207

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(501) 603-0620
(501) 603-0905
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"We are committed to providing an authentic Montessori education at every level. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Band, Instrumental and theory music lessons, Theory...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · October 05, 2016
I think homework should be at a minimum. The bigger problem here is that in class work rarely comes home so that parents can consistently review and see how well the student is doing in the class room on a weekly basis. Without checks and... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 14, 2016
From a parent's perspective, the school doesn't show enough accountability. If a student is behind academically, it's extremely difficult to determine the problem because there is no standarized testing done below the 3rd grade level. If you... more

Develops character: no rating
Submitted by a school leader · August 29, 2015
Divided into age groups that span several traditional grades, students in Montessori classrooms gain several key benefits from being part of the larger group. The youngest students in each class observe and are helped by the older students both in... more

Overall: no rating
Submitted by a school leader · August 29, 2015
The Montessori method was developed by Dr. Maria Montessori in the early 20th century. The method is centered around the specific developmental needs of the child. Montessori believed that every child learns in her own way and at her own pace. ... more

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About this school

We are Montessori. That is the guiding principle at River Valley, because Maria Montessori's principles and discoveries don't need to be supplemented, altered, or combined with other methods or philosophies. When Dr. Montessori's principles are the driving force in the classroom, the children flourish. We invite you to come observe our classrooms.

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Last modified: October 5, 2016
Last modified Arkansas River Valley Montessori is a Private school that serves grades PK-9
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