Financial Assistance and Scholarships
Limited financial assistance is available through the school for current students registering in the extended primary or elementary programs. For further information, please call the school at 239-597-2255.
Montessori Academy of Naples is a certified provider of the State of Florida’s School Readiness program. School Readiness is a need-based program for young students. For more information, visit the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida website at http://www.elcofswfl.org/
Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK)
Montessori Academy of Naples is a certified provider of the State of Florida’s Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program. VPK funding is available through the State to all students who are four years old by September 1st of the school year. Parents of eligible students are responsible for contacting the Early Learning Coalition to obtain a VPK certificate. For more information about obtaining a VPK certificate, visit the Early Learning Coalition website at http://www.elcofswfl.org/
Please note that space within the Montessori Academy of Naples’ VPK program is limited. VPK spaces are offered to current students first. Remaining spaces are announced to eligible new students and spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis based on when their 4c’s certificate is received by the office. Admission into the Montessori Academy of Naples Children’s House program does not guarantee admission into Montessori Academy of Naples VPK program.
Step Up for Students
Florida’s Step up for Students Grant program was designed to offer financial support to families who want to explore private educational opportunities within their community. For more information, please go to http://www.stepupforstudents.org/
Montessori Academy of Naples is approved to accept McKay Scholarships. Acceptance into Montessori Academy of Naples for this program is on a case-by-case basis. The special needs and gifts of McKay recipients must be carefully evaluated and a determination must be made that the student is sufficiently independent and has the social, emotional, and cognitive skills to both benefit personally and contribute successfully within the Montessori environment.