International Montessori School

3001 Academy Rd Ste 300,
Durham, NC, 27707-0919
Tel: (919)401-4343
Grades: K - 4 | 98 students
The International Montessori School (IMS) is a non-profit educational organization that promotes bilingualism at all ages, with particular emphasis on the early childhood and lower elementary years.Our vision is includes being both a language center for those who wish to maintain their own linguistic heritage and a language immersion montessori school for native and non-native speakers of french and spanish.
The International Montessori School perceives its project as part of peace education as we work to maintain social justice, improved respect of other cultures and better communication among multiple ethnic groups.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 4

Student Body

Total Students 98 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 31%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade International Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,840

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Hill Center (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Square KinderCare (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lerner Jewish Community Day School (1 miles away)
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  • Durham South Square KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3703 University Drive
    Durham , NC , 27707
    (919)489-7269
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.5  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Durham
    Montessori Children's House Of Durham
    Montessori School
    2800 Pickett Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)489-9045
    Montessori School
    0.6  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  NS-6
  • Durham
    Lerner Jewish Community Day School
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    1935 W. Cornwallis Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)286-5517
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    1  mi  |  147  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Durham
    The Hill Center
    Special Education School
    3200 Pickett Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)489-7464
    Special Education School
    1.5  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Durham
    Durham Academy    
    3501 Ridge Road
    Durham , NC , 27705
    (919)493-5787
    1.6  mi  |  1160  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 09, 2014 - Could not have asked for more caring and loving teachers. My child is happy and loves school and that says it all. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 25, 2014 - My children have been enrolled in the french programs at IMS since 2008. I can''t say enough about the school, the teachers, the curriculum, the peace based emphasis on interactions - I unconditionally recommend IMS to anyone interested in quality immersion experience with the phenomenal montessori platform. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 24, 2014 - IMS is a wonderful school that promotes biligualism and the Montessori Curriculum providing their students with strength of character. They spend more time providing individualized education and treatment to their students than any school I''ve ever seen. The children there thrive and love to be at school. - Posted by Administrator

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