Northside Montessori School

Tel: (317)251-2979
Grades: PK-6 | 97 students
Northside is located in a beautiful historic home.
Northside is located in a beautiful historic home.
Northside Montessori School is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, near the historic Meridian Kessler Neighborhood and near Broad Ripple.
In operation since 1986, NMS provides classic Montessori education for pre-school through 6th grade students.  The school and staff are dedicated to providing a nurturing and prepared environment that allows for educating the whole child through independence and curiosity.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded 1986

Student Body

Total Students 97 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Tara Slagel

School Notes:

  • Our devoted staff has over 85 years of combined experience.  They have a passion for the Montessori philosophy and strive to nurture and support all the children, thus allowing them to have a natural love of learning and a never ending curiosity. 
  • NMS offers a traditional ten-month school curriculum and a summer day camp.  The school curriculum consists of practical life, sensorial, math, language, cultural, science, art, music and a foreign language at all levels. 
  • Summer camp consists of themes chosen by the staff, some academics, reading activities, and a lot of fun!  Summer camp is for past students, present students and students enrolled for the next school year.   
  • Please email or call us, we would love to share more information about our school. 

Profile last updated: 01/30/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Chatard High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Immaculate Heart Of Mary School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Joan Of Arc School (1.2 miles away)
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