Columbia Montessori Children's House

  • MCHC was founded in 1973 as Columbia's first Montessori school.
  • School follows the Maria Montessori words that “We must help the child act, think and will for himself.
  • This is the art of serving the spirit.” The mission of CMHC is to support the natural development of children by the use of developmentally appropriate teaching materials which enable the child to learn through a process of education by doing.
  • The school strives to educate the whole child – body, mind, and spirit – and help him/her achieve maximum growth in the areas of physical growth and development because he/she is motivated from within by a natural curiosity and love of knowledge.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other Montessori association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students34 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Columbia Montessori Children's House Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK | 147 students
    4.6 miles
    1101 Balsam Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210
    4.6 PK
  • Columbia
    Harmony School
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    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-5 | 69 students
    2.2 miles
    3737 Covenant Rd
    Columbia, SC 29204
    2.2 PK-5
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-K | 200 students
    0.9 miles
    3407 Devine St
    Columbia, SC 29205
    0.9 PK-K
  • Lexington
    Grades: K-4 | 87 students
    12.5 miles
    1332 N Lake Dr Unit A-b
    Lexington, SC 29072
    12.5 K-4
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-12 | 12 students
    1.8 miles
    1313 Means Ave,
    Columbia, SC 29202
    1.8 PK-12

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The average private school tuition in Columbia, SC is $6,873 for elementary schools and $10,942 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Columbia, SC is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).