Columbia Montessori School

3 Anderson Ave
Columbia, MO 65203-0652
Tel: (573)449-5418
Grades: PK-K | 83 students
"Hands-on Learning to Last a Lifetime"... Columbia Montessori School strives to be the pre-eminent early childhood development center in Columbia Missouri.
Founded as a Parent Governed school in 1967, we view education as a partnership between parents, children, teachers, and our community.
As a not-for-profit organization, our focus is on our children and their early development.
The Columbia Montessori School is a licensed Child Care Facility for children between the ages of 4 weeks through 6 years.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 83 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Columbia Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

School Notes

  • Ratio varies according to age, and is less than the State requirements for licensure.
  • Tuition is competitive and we offer half-time and three-quarter time enrollment options as well as a 15% sibling discount rate. Please contact our school for current tuition rates.
  • To best serve our parents, we are open weekdays from 7:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. in the infant-toddler rooms) and are closed for only eight major holidays.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack are provided as part of tuition.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Heritage Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Islamic School Of Columbia-missouri (0.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia
    Heritage Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: 3-12 | 118 students
    0.6 miles
    606 Ridgeway Ave
    Columbia, MO 65203
    (573)449-2252
    0.63-12
    118
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-5 | 81 students
    0.8 miles
    408 Locust St
    Columbia, MO 65205
    (573)442-1556
    0.8PK-5
    81
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-12 | 20 students
    0.8 miles
    Po Box 901
    Columbia, MO 65205
    (573)875-6527
    0.8PK-12
    20
  • Columbia
    College Park Christian Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-9 | 72 students
    1.2 miles
    1114 College Park Dr
    Columbia, MO 65203
    (573)445-6315
    1.2K-9
    72
  • Columbia
    Grades: K-4 | 102 students
    1.3 miles
    915 Maryland Ave
    Columbia, MO 65201
    (573)443-2825
    1.3K-4
    102

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Recent Articles
December 07, 2016
In addition to complying with all the usual admissions requirements, international students must also obtain a student visa. Here are five tips to help you navigate the admissions process.
November 30, 2016
SSAT and ISEE scores are one part of the total picture which most private school admissions staff review. These standardized tests reveal what you have learned in key mastery areas.
November 21, 2016
What is really important in choosing a private school? Ranks? Academics? Financial aid? Sports programs? Arts programs? One of these criteria doesn't matter. The others do.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Columbia, MO is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).