Community Montessori

  • Community Montessori is a comprehensive educational opportunity for your child.
  • Community Montessori was established in 1968 with an emphasis on creating community among our families.
  • We provide a safe, nurturing, developmentally appropriate, and educationally oriented Montessori curriculum in the prepared Montessori environment.
  • Each child's intellectual, communication, physical, social, and emotional development is supported.
  • We accept children from twelve months through eighth grade. Our students often exceed grade level expectations and we welcome gifted children and understand their unique needs.
  • We offer a full day, year round educational program including K-8 summer session.
  • Our staff has the dedication, education, and experience to model the values of scholarship, concentration, task adherence and completion, delay of gratification, hard-work, orderliness, and self-discipline.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
International Montessori Council (IMC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Year Founded1968

Student Body

Total Students33 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Community Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio33:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Our field trips are after school or on the weekends. One of our favorite sites is the Museum of Flight on free First Thursdays. Community members are welcome to attend these field trips with their children. We have a large garden area on our half a square block property. We welcome parent involvement and participation.
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