The Childrens House

2404 W 62nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0462
Tel: (317)253-3033
Grades: PK-8 | 50 students
The Children's House was founded in 1971 to provide an organic education through individual instruction.
Today, in an atmosphere free of competition, the child can discover his or her unique talents on the way to becoming a self actualized person.
The Children's House offers an elementary education in Math, Science, Reading, and Art.
Music, Yoga, Latin, Literature, and Social Studies are also integral components of the school's curriculum.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade The Childrens House Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Sibling discount available Some work for tuition jobs, based on financial need. Some scholarships awarded based on finanacial need.
Admissions Director Mary Sexson
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School Reviews

We love The Children's House. I have two sons at the school, and we could not be happier. My kids are not the kind of kids who can sit at a desk for 8 hours per day. We tried out public school, but the kids'' learning styles were not accommodated. When we looked around for other schools, our priorities included (1) NOT teaching to a test, (2) personal attention, (3) small student/teacher ratios, (4) focus on the traditional liberal arts. All of these priorities were met or exceeded at The Children's House. They do not do ISTEP testing, which we are very happy about. The kids get a lot of one-on-one attention, which, even at the most expensive private schools, is extremely rare. Instead of classes of 25-28 kids, students in the upper grades have classes of no more than 6. Bullying doesn't exist because the teachers have the ability to have greater oversight, with fewer kids in the rooms. In the time my kids have been at the school (nearly two years), they have grown, matured, and learned so much! My oldest son knew all of the bones in the body by the time he was finished with 1st grade! My youngest son started working on writing at age 3. The results are astounding, and the love and attention they get at this school is worth every penny. I can't say enough wonderful things about The Children's House.
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16

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The average private school tuition in Indianapolis, IN is $7,128 for elementary schools and $9,551 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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