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Spring Valley Montessori School

Private | PK-7 | 91 students


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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $159,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $940.

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Posted September 5, 2005

This is an excellent private school, have a very low student to teachers ratio, a class of 25 has on an average 3 full time teachers, great teaching enviornment with lot of individual atention
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Posted May 3, 2005

My child has attended this wonderful Montessori for two years, since she was 3. The teaching is excellent, the curriculum much more advanced than other preschools. At 4 1/2, she is learning lower and upper case cursive beginning writing, French, beginning Math and I couldn't be more pleased. Highly recommended!
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Posted May 26, 2004

My child has attended this school in Kinder, 1st and now 3rd grade. This is a school where the children come first. Each child is encouraged to do their personal best without being labeled. The teachers are kind, highly skilled and work hard to bring out the best in each child. Thank you for bringing out the best in my child.
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Posted April 28, 2004

An exceptional school. Teachers are the best! Results are the best! Our daughter's vocabulary is far ahead of her peers who attend public school. 2 teachers per classroom get good results. Structure and discipline are very good.
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Posted September 22, 2003

Great school. Gives the student independence to learn how to learn. Caring teachers and very involved parents.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 51% 60%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 29% 7%
Black 13% 5%
Hispanic 5% 20%
Two or more races 3% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Coed
  • Nonsectarian
  • Other Montessori


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36605 Pacific Highway South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Phone: (253) 927-2557


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