Hill Country Montessori School

Hill Country Montessori School is located on 10 beautiful acres in the Texas Hill Country. Founded in 1981, HCMS serves children ages 18 months through 8th grade and is the only American Montessori Society (AMS) accredited school in the greater San Antonio area and one of only seven AMS accredited schools in the state of Texas. As an authentic Montessori school, our multi-aged classrooms are led by certified and experienced Montessori teachers. Our self-paced classrooms place an emphasis on your child`s holistic development, helping them develop internal fulfillment, a strong academic foundation, and social connection throughout life.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 77 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
77 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Hill Country Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition range is $10,200-$16,500 and varies by program level.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Michele Fischer


Total Sports Offered
2 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Spanish Club, STEM Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
TOTS for Kids

School Notes

  • Mission: "To foster children's natural love of learning byproviding an excellent Montessori education through thecollaboration of teachers, parents, and students".
  • Vision: Our Vision is to contribute to society by helpingchildren develop a love of learning that will result in highacademic achievement, self-discipline, self-motivation, and respectfor themselves, others, and their environment.
  • Hill Country Montessori School, Inc, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, nationality, or ethnic origin in the administration of its policies or procedures.
Profile last updated: 01/12/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 77 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Texas is $9,536 for elementary schools and $11,010 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Texas is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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