Big City Montessori School

Since 1972, Big City Montessori has successfully provided a safe and nurturing environment for children.
We respect the individuality of each child while allowing them to experience a sense of community.
Our commitment is to nurture and inspire independent, caring students.
We guide our Montessori students to learn respect for self, for others, for ideas and for their natural environment.
BCMS is proud to have diverse families in our school. Children with dietary or medical needs, racially mixed families, children with two moms or two dads are all welcome to be a part of our family.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 100 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $31,600
  • Average class size: 33 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1972
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
We are a full time, year round - 12 month program.

Student Body

Total Students
100 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Big City Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
33 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(No media branded apparel / accessories allowed)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$650.00 Application Fee (one time) $1,600.00 yearly Tuition Deposit to hold space.
Admissions Director
Jill Walsh
Admissions Associate
Emma Davenport

School Notes

  • Since 1972, Big City Montessori has successfully provided a safe and nurturing environment for children. We respect the individuality of each child while allowing them to experience a sense of community. Our commitment is to nurture and inspire independent, caring students. We guide our Montessori students to learn respect for self, for others, for ideas and for their natural environment. BCMS is proud to have diverse families in our school. Children with dietary or medical needs, racially mixed families, children with two moms or two dads are all welcome to be a part of our family.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 100 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $31,600
  • Average class size: 33 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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