Columbia Montessori School

  • "Hands-on Learning to Last a Lifetime"... Columbia Montessori School strives to be the pre-eminent early childhood development center in Columbia Missouri.
  • Founded as a Parent Governed school in 1967, we view education as a partnership between parents, children, teachers, and our community.
  • As a not-for-profit organization, our focus is on our children and their early development.
  • The Columbia Montessori School is a licensed Child Care Facility for children between the ages of 4 weeks through 6 years.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students83 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeColumbia Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Ratio varies according to age, and is less than the State requirements for licensure.
  • Tuition is competitive and we offer half-time and three-quarter time enrollment options as well as a 15% sibling discount rate. Please contact our school for current tuition rates.
  • To best serve our parents, we are open weekdays from 7:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. in the infant-toddler rooms) and are closed for only eight major holidays.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack are provided as part of tuition.
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