School Information

  • Gulfport Montessori Elementary - Home of the Bulldogs Gulfport Montessori Elementary - Home of the Bulldogs

    Address: 2014 52nd St. S, Gulfport, FL 33707

    Phone: (727) 893-2643

    Fax: (727) 552-1574

    Pinellas County Schools Administration: (727) 588-6000

    Principal:  Ashlea Zeller

    Hours: 8:45 a.m. to  2:55 p.m., Monday – Friday      "We Teach Bell to Bell"

    Mornings: The gates open at 8:15 a.m. and all students are welcome to enter the cafeteria to have a free breakfast.

    Afternoons: Students who are car riders are in the car line by 2:45 and must be picked up before 3:10 p.m.  Repeated late pick-ups will be referred to the Social Worker.

    Tardy Policy: Students should be in class ready to begin the day when the final bell rings at 8:45 a.m. Any student not in class by 8:45 a.m. will be marked as "tardy" and must report to the office for a Tardy Pass. Any student arriving after 9:00 a.m. must be signed in by an adult.  The only exception to this is if the student is on a late-arriving bus.


    As a "school within a school," we are home both to theMontessori Academy magnet program as well as a communityschool. This unique environment provides all of our students withexcellent opportunities for success.We are proud to announce that our Montessori Academy is aMagnet Schools of America School of Distinction. This awardshows our commitment to academic standards, the growth anddiversity of our program, and our commitment to professionaldevelopment and parent and community involvement.The community of Gulfport has always embraced our school andwe are very grateful for this community support.


    Points of Pride

    • Platinum PBIS School Award
    • Magnet School of Distinction
    • PELI school for Early Literacy
    • Top 10 finalist for 2 years in a row for Boys Read Battle
    • First Elementary School Drumline


    Special Services and Programs

    • Fresh Fruit & Veggie Program
    • 21st Century Learning - after-school learning for 2nd - 5th grade
    • RClub Before & After school care
    • PreK3 & VPK classes



    100% Student Success


    At Gulfport Montessori Elementary, we strive to provide a safe and positive learning environment that focuses on collaboration, benchmark task alignment and success for all students.


    Download the Gulfport Montessori Elementary Brochure (PDF)