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 (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 99 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1981
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
99 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Hill Country Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
13%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition range is $10,700-$16,600 and varies by program level.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Michele Fischer

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Elementary/Middle School Art Classes, Music and Movement (PreK), Spanish Club, STEM Club

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Hill Country Montessori School?

The acceptance rate of Hill Country Montessori School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.

Does Hill Country Montessori School offer a summer program?

Yes, Hill Country Montessori School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does Hill Country Montessori School offer?

Hill Country Montessori School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Cross Country and Track and Field.

When is the application deadline for Hill Country Montessori School?

The application deadline for Hill Country Montessori School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 99 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Texas is $10,091 for elementary schools and $11,643 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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