Columbia Montessori School

3 Anderson Ave,
Columbia, MO, 65203-0652
Tel: (573)449-5418
"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.: 15%

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 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 Shalom Christian Academy (0.8 miles away)
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  • Columbia Heritage Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    606 Ridgeway Ave
    Columbia , MO , 65203
    (573)449-2252
    Alternative School (Christian)
    0.6  mi  |  118  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Columbia
    Shalom Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Po Box 901
    Columbia , MO , 65205
    (573)875-6527
    (Christian)
    0.8  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Columbia
    Islamic School Of Columbia-missouri
    (Islamic)
    Po Box 92
    Columbia , MO , 65205
    (573)442-1556
    (Islamic)
    0.8  mi  |  58  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Columbia
    College Park Christian Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1114 College Park Dr
    Columbia , MO , 65203
    (573)445-6315
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.2  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Columbia
    Childrens House Montessori Of Columbia
    Montessori School
    915 Maryland Ave
    Columbia , MO , 65201
    (573)443-2825
    Montessori School
    1.3  mi  |  102  students  |  Gr.  K-4

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