Montessori Community School

1239 Nehoa St,
Honolulu, HI, 96822-0968
     Tel: (808)522-0244
Grades: NS - 6 | 180 students
Montessori Community School (MCS) is an independent, non-sectarian school providing a Montessori education for children ages two through twelve years.
We are accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools.
We are conveniently located in the residential neighborhood of Makiki, just five minutes from the University of Hawaii and five minutes from downtown Honolulu.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 6
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 180 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 83%
State avg.: 60%
Students by Grade Montessori Community School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 24 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Kathy Shirakawa

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Punahou School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hanahauoli School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hanahauoli School (0.3 miles away)
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  • HonoluluHanahauoli School
    Alternative School
    1922 Makiki St
    HonoluluHI96822
    (808)949-6461
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    0.3 mi | 208 students | Gr. PK-6                      
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    Daycare / Preschool  (Episcopal)
    1515 Wilder Ave
    HonoluluHI96822
    (808)949-2082
    Daycare / Preschool  (Episcopal)
    0.4 mi | 127 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • HonoluluLokahi Montessori School
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    1506 Piikoi St
    HonoluluHI96822
    (808)524-4243
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    0.4 mi | 43 students | Gr. PK                      
  • HonoluluPunahou School
    1601 Punahou St.
    HonoluluHI96822
    (808)944-5711
    0.5 mi | 3751 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • HonoluluHawaiian Mission Academy K-8
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1415 Makiki St
    HonoluluHI96814
    (808)949-2033
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    0.5 mi | 104 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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