Located in a LEED certified green building, Hilltop Montessori School educates the whole child in the beautiful town of MT Laurel. Daily foreign language is offered for all students, regardless of age.
HMS also begins instruction in technology in first grade and has an innovative technology curriculum which includes laptops as well as hands on instruction.
Individualized academic curriculum in a nurturing, small environment. 182 students enrolled, ranging in ages from 18 months through 8th grade.
Learning Difference Programs
Summer School Offered
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Cost varies on academic level and is available on the website.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
National avg.: 85%
Total Sports Offered
- Outdoor classrooms, working gardens, an apiary and highly trained and certified faculty offer the best education. Our expansion houses a gym, theater, music performance areas, an art studio and a science lab. The school has graduated 6 National Merit Scholars since its inception in 1996 and has an extremely low teacher turnover rate. Administration has been place since 1998 and the school has been accredited for the last 15 years.
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Hilltop Montessori School cost?
Hilltop Montessori School's tuition is approximately $10,000 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Hilltop Montessori School?
The acceptance rate of Hilltop Montessori School is 75%, which is lower than the national average of 90%. Hilltop Montessori School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Alabama with low acceptance rates.
What sports does Hilltop Montessori School offer?
Hilltop Montessori School offers 1 interscholastic sports: Cross Country.
What is Hilltop Montessori School's ranking?
Hilltop Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for: Lowest average acceptance rates.
When is the application deadline for Hilltop Montessori School?
The application deadline for Hilltop Montessori School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
The success of Hilltop since 1996 speaks for itself. Accredited under three organizations (AdvancED, SAIS and AMS), the school is located in a 3.5 million dollar campus, with plans this year for a Phase Three expansion. Daily foreign language, technology integration and a strong emphasis on environmental education in a LEED certified building allow for an individualized, Montessori education. Strong academics prepare students for the best secondary schools nationally and the school has already graduated 5 National Merit Scholars; their graduates win numerous awards and scholarship opportunities. It's a great balance between Montessori and "the real world" as the students excel in leadership and academic opportunities upon completion.
Hilltop Montessori School's mission is to provide a quality Montessori education in an environment which fosters a child's love of learning and a respect for self, others, community and the world. Serving students of various backgrounds and abilities from 18 months through 8th grade since 1996.
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