St. Alcuin Montessori School:
St. Alcuin Montessori School, located in North Dallas in Dallas County, Texas, is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational day school offering Montessori and International Baccalaureate programs to students from 2 months to 8th Grade. The mission of St. Alcuin Montessori School is to provide an ideal learning environment based on Montessori principles that will guide and nurture the full development of the individual. Montessori education inherently builds a group of life skills alongside academic experiences. These skills include self-efficacy, leadership, flexibility, cooperation, independent thought, and tolerance.
Lower School Montessori Programs:
Adult / Infant Series: 2 months to 13 months:
- Fall, Winter, and Spring sessions, consisting of 16 2-hour classes
Toddler Program: 18 months to 3 years (5 days a week):
- Half Day (8:00-11:45 a.m.)
- All Day Montessori Toddler (ADMT - Drop Off 7:30-8:00a.m., Pick Up 4:00-5:30p.m.)
Primary Program: 3 to 6 years (5 days a week):
- Half Day (8:00-11:45a.m.)
- Extended Day (8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.)
Elementary School Montessori Program:
The Elementary School is a six-year program that serves students in the following grades/levels:
- Lower Elementary Program: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade (8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)
- Upper Elementary Program: 4th, 5th and 6th Grade (8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)
Middle School Program:
- 7th and 8th Grade, (8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)
The Middle School serves students in seventh and eighth grades in the Middle Years Programme of International Baccalaureate.
The International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Middle Years Program (M.Y.P.):
Sixth, seventh, and eighth grades at St. Alcuin follow the internationally recognized curriculum governed by the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization originated over thirty years ago in Europe as an effort by international schools to assure quality educational standards. Today, the organization uses the talents of educators around the world to continuously update curriculum, train teachers, and evaluate programs. Currently, there are approximately 132 Middle Years Programmes in the United States.