Litchfield Montessori School

Tel: (860)283-5920
Established in 1972, Litchfield Montessori School offers an exceptional education to children 15 months through 15 years old who come from twenty surrounding communities.
Located on four acres in the Northfield section of Litchfield, the school is nestled in natural beauty, adjacent to a community park.
Designed by world-renowned architect Marcel Breuer, the building structure utilizes the flow of natural light and complements our classroom environments; richly prepared to meet the developing needs of the individual child.
We are committed to serving the whole child, guided by the principles of Dr.
Maria Montessori, dedicated to nurturing the child's love of learning, preserving the child's sense of wonder, encouraging independence and imagination, and fostering respect for our world's social and cultural diversity.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Montessori Educational Programs International (MEPI)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 6
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 86 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Litchfield Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Betsy Johnson

School Notes:

  • Established in 1972 Litchfield Montessori School offers an exceptional education to children. We serve the children of families who come from twenty surrounding communities. Conveniently located within the town of Northfield in Litchfield County, our school is nestled in natural beauty, adjacent to a community park. Our school building, designed by world-renowned architect Marcel Breuer, utilizes the flow of natural light and complements our classroom environments, richly prepared to meet the developing needs of the individual child from ages 15 months through 15 years old. We are committed to serving the whole child guided by the principles of Dr. Maria Montessori, dedicated to nurturing the child's love of learning, preserving the child's sense of wonder, encouraging independence and imagination, and fostering respect for our world's social and cultural diversity.

  • Profile last updated: 09/05/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Forman School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Thomas School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Thomas School (2.4 miles away)
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    Litchfield , CT , 06759
    (860)567-1802
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    Watertown , CT , 06795
    (860)274-9208
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