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.


    General Info

    • Feeder Pattern: Azalea MS, Boca Ciega HS. Additionally, Montessori students have a feeder pattern priority to the International Studies program at John Hopkins MS.
    • Uniforms: Yes
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): No
    • Title I School: Yes
    • Exceptional Student Education (ESE): Yes, see below
      • Part time: Varying Exceptionalities (VE), Speech Impaired (SI), Language Impaired (LI), Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHH), Visually Impaired (VI), Occupational Therapy (OT), and Physical Therapy (PT)
    • Magnet or Academy Program: Montessori Academy
    • Points of Pride:
      • Extended learning opportunities after school.
      • Art work displayed in local Gulfport businesses.
      • We are a community school with excellent community support. 
      • Student artwork selected for the Word and Image Show at the Morean Art Center and the Administration building in Largo.
    • Mascot: Bulldogs



    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.