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 Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 83 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
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)
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  • 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
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-5 | 81 students
    0.8 miles
    408 Locust St
    Columbia, MO 65205
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-12 | 20 students
    0.8 miles
    Po Box 901
    Columbia, MO 65205
  • Columbia
    College Park Christian Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-9 | 72 students
    1.2 miles
    1114 College Park Dr
    Columbia, MO 65203
  • Columbia
    Grades: K-4 | 102 students
    1.3 miles
    915 Maryland Ave
    Columbia, MO 65201

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