Grades: PK-8 | 250 students
Montessori Community School is home to 215 students, pre-school through eighth grades.
The MCS campus is set on 14 acres of natural landscape that lends itself to a Montessori environment.
An American Montessori Society-accredited school, MCS has wonderful indoor and outdoor spaces where students can work, play, discover, and learn.
We have a highly dedicated and trained faculty that guide each child's progress through the curriculum.
We educate children according to Dr. Maria Montessori's highest values of community, love of learning, perseverance, and education as an aid to life.
|School Type||Montessori School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||American Montessori Society (AMS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||250 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 18%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||36 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||21 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$9,000|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition varies by program and length of school day; $10,000 is for a full-day program.|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$2,500|
|Admissions Director||Cindy Zajic|
|Total Sports Offered||2 sports|
|Sports||Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeSoccer, Ultimate Frisbee,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||13 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art, Badminton, Ceramics, Chess, Girls on the Run, Jazz, Mandarin Music & Movement, Music of Nature, Rhythm and Roots, Soccer, Tee Ball, West African Drumming, Yoga Art, Badminton, Ceramics, Chess, Jazz, Soccer, Tee Ball, Yoga, Girls on the Run,
Mandarin Music & Movement,
Music of Nature,
Rhythm and Roots,
West African Drumming,
- Montessori Community School is a place to grow; a place where indoor classrooms and outdoor environments provide children with direct access to the natural world; a place where dedicated, highly-trained faculty prepare beautiful, orderly classrooms and skillfully guide each child's progress through the curriculum; a place where MCS parents are active partners in their children's education, confident that Montessori methods inspire academic excellence and healthy interactions. Located on the border of Chapel Hill and Durham, the The Montessori Community School is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). We welcome qualified applicants into our toddler, pre-K (primary), elementary, and middle school programs.
Profile last updated: 10/20/2015
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