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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
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.: 61%
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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  • Honolulu Hanahauoli School
    Alternative School
    1922 Makiki St
    Honolulu , HI , 96822
    (808)949-6461
    Alternative School
    0.3  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Honolulu
    St Clement''s School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    1515 Wilder Ave
    Honolulu , HI , 96822
    (808)949-2082
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    0.4  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Honolulu
    Lokahi Montessori School
    Special Education School
    1506 Piikoi St
    Honolulu , HI , 96822
    (808)524-4243
    Special Education School
    0.4  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Honolulu
    Punahou School    
    1601 Punahou St.
    Honolulu , HI , 96822
    (808)944-5711
    0.5  mi  |  3751  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Honolulu
    Hawaiian Mission Academy K-8
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1415 Makiki St
    Honolulu , HI , 96814
    (808)949-2033
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.5  mi  |  84  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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