Isthmus Montessori Academy
Primary Level or “Children’s House”

The curriculum of the Primary Class is mostly individual lessons and some group lessons about practical life, the sensorial materials, language, mathematics, geometry, music, art, biology and geography.

This level includes children between the ages of two and a half to around the age of six. Children may enter any time of year when they are toilet trained and at approximately two and a half years of age.

The Primary Level includes children in the “Half Day Program,” and children in the “Full Day Program.”

HALF DAY PROGRAM includes children who are two and a half, three, and sometimes four who are not ready to stay all day long in the Montessori working environment. These children are at school from between 8:00am to 12:00pm M-F.

FULL DAY PROGRAM includes the children who take an afternoon nap or the children who are ready to stay in the Montessori work environment for the whole day. These children arrive at 8:00am and conclude their day at 3:00pm M-F. The children who stay in the Montessori work environment for the whole day are usually four and a half or five years of age.

*2017-2018 rates

Montessori Program Times Placeholder Tuition Fee/Month Tuition Fee/Total (10 monthly payments)
Primary Half Day
(Ages 3 years to 6 years)
Program: 8:00am – 12:00pm
(This program includes a snack time.)
$765 $765 $7,650
Primary Full Day
(Ages 3 years to 6 years)
Program: 8:00am – 3:00pm
(This program includes a lunch time.)
$995 $995 $9,950