"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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 117 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students
117 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Columbia Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / 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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 117 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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