Hope Montessori Academy is a quality private school with standards of practice that exceed state requirements in every respect. Our student-to-teacher ratios reflect Hope's commitment to excellence and they serve to promote a welcoming and peaceful classroom environment in our school.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Christmas Day Observed - School Closed
Monday, December 25, 2017
New Years Day Observed - School Closed
Monday, January 01, 2018
Martin Luther King Day - School in Session
Monday, January 15, 2018
Valentines Day Celebration
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Montessori Academy in Des Peres is situated well for commuting
Des Peres campus is located off Barrett Station Road just north of
Dougherty Ferry Rd., 1 mile west of Highway 270. The campus serves
families from neighboring communities as well as those commuting
north and south along I-270, and into and out of St. Louis City
along highways 64 and 44.
(6 wks-15 months)
created a home-like atmosphere to nurture the youngest
(15 months-2 yrs)
understand the infant and toddler need for activity
and for independence. Careful, daily observation of
our young children guides us in personalizing the
environment to best meet their needs.
& Kindergarten Programs
and afternoon sessions are offered in the half-day
program — 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., or 12:30
p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Before care available for children
in the morning program, after-school care available
to afternoon families.
include swimming, crafts, theater, cooking, games,
sports. Camp hours are 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for
half day, and 8:30 to 3:00 p.m. for full day. Before
and after care available.
Secure Place To Play — Playgrounds
activity is scheduled by age and is monitored by faculty
and staff at all times. Play
ratio of teachers to students in the classroom is
low: 4:1 for infants; 8:1 for 2-year-olds; 10:1 for ages 3 to 4 years;
and, 16:1 for 5 year and older.
While ease of
access is ideal for parents, our Montessori program is proven to
be ideal for your child’s development. Our Montessori-certified
teachers create a warm, nurturing and learning environment dedicated
to the “whole-child approach,” the foundation of the
instruction, our teachers help your child discover his special gifts
and talents while also instilling a sense of respect and caring
The school serves
children as young as 6 weeks, and up to 6 years. Our low student-to-teacher
ratio exceeds state requirements.