KHALSA MONTESSORI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - PHOENIX

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2536 N 3RD ST
PHOENIX, AZ 85004
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Phone: 602-252-3759
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Preschool - 6th Grade
  • District: Khalsa Montessori Elementary Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 25:1
  • Students/Grade: 18.8
  • Number Students: 150
  • Number Teachers: 6
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 3860
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Keerat Giordano
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (73 ratings)
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    School Reviews (63 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-24
    "This is an unusual, terrific school. The teachers keep in close contact with the parents, the students do yoga, garden, learn Spanish and are taught to be good stewards of the environment. I'm happy my students attend this school!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-07-29
    "My son just completed the lower elementary cycle at Khalsa. He has been a Montessori kid since he was a toddler. We absolutely loved the philosophy and practice of the whole Montessori environment. This is a wonderful school, with a great and caring staff that really gets to know your child inside and out. We owe his love for learning to his Montessori experience!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-06-12
    "Khalsa Montessori Elementary School is the very best choice I have ever made for my daughter! After completing her first year, my six year old has excelled in EVERY way. She is excited to keep learning more and more each day. It is truly a blessing to have her attend a school where I KNOW her best educational interest is at the heart of the staff. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-05-08
    "What potential this school has. Too bad the administration is a nightmare to deal with. Self-righteous with an inability to listen, close minded to suggestions, and often aggressive in tone and response - it's no cake walk. Basic communication principles and empathy is missed completely. There is a shortness and tone that is unforgiving at Khalsa. Frankly, given the age of the facilities, lack of amenities, and total lack of teacher accreditations, Khalsa should be falling all over themselves to create functional parent/administration relationships. Looking at staff bios on the school website you will find that few staff member are accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council. Basically, if you breathe and do yoga you can teach there. Lots of students are being held back, perhaps it is time for the administration to look at themselves. I still love Montessori, but sadly, this current administration completely misses the lessons of Maria Montessori with their militant style. I think I would like my kids to learn from someone with people skills instead. We will be enrolling at a different Montessori school that closer meets the needs of our kids."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-02-12
    "I cannot speak highly enough about Khalsa Montessori School. Our son started at Khalsa when he was 4; he is now in the upper elementary program and thriving. The academic and social progress he has made; his sense of Self, self-confidence and self-awareness; his curiosity about and respect for the greater world around him; everything about his education and development has benefited tremendously from his time at Khalsa. As parents, we are grateful for the open communication that exists between and among teachers, administrators and other Khalsa families. It is a community in the true sense of the word. We look forward to our younger son (hopefully) starting in the Primary program next year; hopefully his experience will be just as rewarding for him."
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