Cambridge Montessori School

Tel: (617)492-3410
Grades: NS-8 | 205 students
Cambridge Montessori School encourages independent, self-directed learning for life in a child-centered, international community valuing peace, respect for others, and pride in individual differences.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 205 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Cambridge Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by program. Financial aid is available.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Nicole Pascarelli O'Brien

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cristo Rey Boston High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cambridge Friends School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cambridge Friends School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cambridge
    Grades: PK-8 | 205 students
    0.2 miles
    5 Cadbury Road
    Cambridge, MA 02140
  • Cambridge
    Grades: PK-8 | 227 students
    0.3 miles
    96 Concord Ave
    Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Cambridge
    Grades: NS-PK | 10 students
    0.3 miles
    40 Blakeslee Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Dorchester
    Grades: 9-12 | 311 students
    0.7 miles
    100 Savin Hill Ave
    Dorchester, MA 02125
  • Cambridge
    Grades: PK-12 | 1018 students
    0.8 miles
    80 Gerrys Landing Rd
    Cambridge, MA 02138

School Reviews

I am the proud parent of a CMS student in his 4th year with the school. As a toddler, he entered with very few verbal skills and has grown to be a happy and productive kindergartener. He runs to the red room with joy each and every school day and I thank the school for how they have embraced and shaped my child.
- Posted by Parent, 01/06/15
This school is wonderful. Our oldest son attended another private school in the neighborhood after kindergarten at CMS since the school did not extend to elementary and middle school back then. Luckily, our twins now have the opportunity to stay through 8th grade in a classroom environment, which continuously builds upon their individual talents and development stages. Our kids literally run to school every morning, eagerly anticipating every facet of their school day! We are convinced that this enthusiasm for learning is the biggest gift we can give them for their future.
- Posted by Parent, 01/31/13
Cambridge Montessori School embraced both of my children and placed them at the center of the learning experience. They love going to this school and their CMS experience has taught them to love learning. My second grader interacts with adults gracefully and articulately because of the skills and confidence this schooling experience has given her. CMS has an advanced music, art, and drama offering and the teachers encourage academic excellence. I would recommend CMS to any parent looking for a school that supports a curriculum that encourages independence and confidence in addition to accelerated learning.
- Posted by Parent, 01/31/13

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