First Montessori’s Special Programs

special programs available to eligible students

Serving Eligible Students

The Office of Independent Education and Parental Choice has confirmed and approved First Montessori since our school maintains compliance with the requirements governing the state K-12 scholarship programs and s. 1002.42, Florida Statues, related to private schools.

PLEASE NOTE: Parents are responsible for the annual registration fee and before  student is accepted our Head of School will discuss the school’s academic programs and policies, specialized services, code of conduct, and attendance policies with the parent to determine which programs and services may meet the student’s individual needs. Additionally, enrolled 3rd year and above elementary students will be required to take an annual nationally norm-referenced test.

STEP UP for STUDENTS (Scholarships for Florida School Children)

  1. Florida Tax Credit (based on Household Income)

FES-EO (FL general revenues) & FTC (Private) Florida’s two income-based scholarship programs, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program and the Family Empowerment Scholarship for Educational Options (FES-EO) gives students learning options not available to them because of their financial circumstances.

  1. Family Empowerment Scholarship (Unique Abilities) FES-UA

Applies to students with an IEP or an approved medical diagnosis. Parentally placed private school student with a disability does not have an individual right to receive some or all of the special education and related services that the student would receive if enrolled in a public school under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

  1. Scholarship for Victims of Bullying
  2. Scholarship for Struggling Readers
  3. Dependent of an Active Military Personnel

For further information:

(Administrator of Programs)