Address: 491 Crewe Road, George Town, Grand Cayman
Key Contacts: Ms. Jenn Cowdroy, Ms. Clare Thorpe
Established: June 2017
Inspection Date: June 2019
Overall Rating: Good
Type of School: Private, Independent
Number of Students: 96
% Caymanian Students: 30%
% Special Education Needs: 15%
Number of Teachers: 15
Number of Support Staff: 2
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6.4 : 1
Student-Staff Ratio: 5.6 : 1
Age of Students: 1-6 years
- The Nest (12 months-plus): Half-Day $9,975 / Full-Day $12,325
- Toddler (16 months-plus): Half-Day $9,350 / Full-Day $10,925
- Casa (3 years-plus): Half-Day $9,260 / Full-Day $10,925
- Primary (4 years-plus): $10,925
OES Inspection Reports:
- COVID: Cayman schools dealing with student absences, learning loss (May 28, 2022) - Cayman Islands schools have been trying to manage COVID-19 related absences and associated learning loss during this school year, with varying degrees of success.
- Many of Cayman’s teachers ‘exhausted’, ‘burnt out’ by COVID pandemic (April 8, 2022) - Teaching in the Cayman Islands during the COVID-19 pandemic has been, in a word, ‘exhausting’. Many of the country's teachers say their current workloads are simply not sustainable, according to school inspectors' reports.
- Island Montessori maintains attendance, student progress during COVID (March 11, 2022) - Island Montessori has kept attendance high and minimised learning loss during COVID. The school has recruited new staff and aims to expand its primary school next year, an inspector said.
- Principals: New COVID policy effective, testing supply a challenge (November 5, 2021) - One week into the government’s new strategy for COVID-19 in local schools, education and health officials are racing to keep up with demand for ‘quick-response’ testing kits amid a cascade of cases among students and staff.
- Vaccinations, ventilation and virtual meetings: How Cayman’s schools are responding to COVID (October 6, 2021) - Many of Grand Cayman’s schools are taking proactive measures against COVID-19 to supplement guidance from government officials, including implementing policies on vaccinations, restricting campus visitors, or improving air purification and ventilation.
*Editor’s Note: Information sources include Office of Education Standards, Office of Auditor General, school website, communication with school, and/or other sources such as Cayman Parent or Cayman Resident. We strive to keep information as current as possible (i.e. tuition, number of students, etc.) but this is subject to change. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with comments, corrections or updates.*Last Updated on 11 February 2021