Financial Assistance and Scholarships

Financial Assistance

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.

Scholarship Opportunities

School Readiness

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 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 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 VPK 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.

Click here to read about 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 visit the Step Up For Students website at www.stepupforstudents.org

McKay Scholarship

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.  For more information on McKay
Scholarships, please visit the Florida Department of Education website at www.fldoe.org/schools/school-choice/k-12-scholarship-programs/mckay

 

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