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 Students117 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Columbia Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-8 | 220 students
    2.7 miles
    3300 S Providence Rd
    Columbia, MO 65203
    (573) 874-2325
    2.7 PK-8
    220
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-12 | 383 students
    1.9 miles
    1801 N Stadium Blvd
    Columbia, MO 65202
    (573) 777-9250
    1.9 PK-12
    383
  • Chesterfield
    Chesterfield Day School
    Chesterfield Day School Photo - CDS students experience and solve real-world problems and then present their findings to authentic and meaningful audiences.
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 91 students
    100.5 miles
    1100 White Road
    Chesterfield, MO 63017
    (314) 469-6622
    100.5 PK-6
    91
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: PK-6 | 115 students
    103.1 miles
    888 North Mason Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63141
    (314) 878-1883
    103.1 PK-6
    115
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: PK-6 | 323 students
    113.9 miles
    5209 Waterman Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (314) 361-6411
    113.9 PK-6
    323

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