The Children's House

5363 N Long Lake Rd
Traverse City, MI 49685-0496
Tel: (231)929-9325
Grades: PK-6 | 234 students
The Children's House is a Montessori community dedicated to providing a learning environment that guides, nurtures and enriches the individual.
Partnering with families to raise exceptional learners, the Children’s House offers year-round, all day, developmentally-appropriate programs for students, as well as educational opportunities for parents.
We create a social fabric for families and support for meaningful communication between the school and the home.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 234 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade The Children's House Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition rates differ based upon program and hours of attendance.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Missy Russell

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Grand Traverse Area Catholic School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trinity Lutheran School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Lutheran School (2.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Traverse City
     Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 142 students
    2.5 miles
    1003 S Maple St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Traverse City
    Grades: 3-5 | 252 students
    2.7 miles
    218 Vine St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Traverse City
    Grades: PK-12 | 1278 students
    3 miles
    123 E. 11th Street
    Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Traverse City
    Grades: K-3 | 296 students
    3 miles
    130 E 10th St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Traverse City
    St. Francis High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 298 students
    3 miles
    123 E 11th St
    Traverse City, MI 49684

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Michigan is $4,383 for elementary schools and $9,969 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).