Columbia Montessori School

  • Columbia Montessori School is a small pre-school, providing a quality education and qualified, licensed day care at this location for over 25 years.
  • The school day at CMS is a balance of academic preparation using the Montessori Method of Education and play.
  • We offer a variety of program schedules designed to meet the needs of today's family.
  • Our teachers are certified Montessori teachers and certified Day Care teachers.
  • All of our staff is caring and dedicated, making the turn-over minimal.
  • At Columbia Montessori School, we pledge to conduct ourselves professionally and personally in ways that will reflect our respect for each other and for the children we serve.
  • We will do whatever is within our talents and capacity to protect the rights of each child to have the freedom and opportunity to develop his or her full potential.
  • The philosophy of Columbia Montessori School is based on the traditional Montessori program, which was designed to help young children to develop themselves into independent individuals.
  • We believe that children from a very young age are ready and capable of learning vast amounts of knowledge.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students75 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Columbia Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio25:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorMaria E. Garcia
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia
    Julia Brown Schools
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    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-3
    2 miles
    9760 Owen Brown Rd
    Columbia, MD 21045
    2 NS-3
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-K | 28 students
    0.6 miles
    10449 Green Mountain Cir
    Columbia, MD 21044
    0.6 PK-K
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-5 | 143 students
    3 miles
    9151 Rumsey Road
    Columbia, MD 21045
    3 PK-5
  • Columbia
    Grades: NS-K | 102 students
    3 miles
    9008 Red Branch Rd
    Columbia, MD 21045
    3 NS-K
  • Ashton
    Grades: PK-6 | 27 students
    62.2 miles
    18501 Mink Hollow Rd
    Ashton, MD 20861
    62.2 PK-6

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