International Montessori School

  • At International Montessori School, your child will receive an excellent education combined with the invaluable gift of fluency in a second language and access to a world far beyond the walls of any school.
  • All of our programs are based on the Montessori philosophy, taught by native or near-native speaking teachers in Mandarin Chinese, French, or Spanish depending on the target language selected at enrollment. IMS serves a very diverse group of students and families from various backgrounds and experiences.
  • The beauty of our diverse community is that we all bring a different perspective which provides all of us new opportunities to grow, to learn, and to connect with others.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1997
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students103 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade International Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,740
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  • Durham
    Montessori School Of Durham
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    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-6 | 145 students
    0.7 miles
    2800 Pickett Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)489-9045
    0.7 NS-6
    145
  • Durham
    Montessori Community School
    Montessori Community School Photo - One of three Primary playgrounds
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 225 students
    4.1 miles
    4512 Pope Road
    Durham, NC 27707
    (919)493-8541
    4.1 PK-8
    225
  • Durham
    Grades: NS-12 | 506 students
    5.3 miles
    4809 Friends School Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919)383-6602
    5.3 NS-12
    506
  • Cary
    Grades: PK-10 | 176 students
    15.9 miles
    112 Byrum St.
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)465-2113
    15.9 PK-10
    176
  • Chapel Hill
    Emerson Waldorf School
    Emerson Waldorf School Photo - 4th grade
    Waldorf School
    Grades: NS-12 | 279 students
    7.7 miles
    6211 New Jericho Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    (919)967-1858
    7.7 NS-12
    279

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
My children have been enrolled in the french programs at IMS since 2008. I can't say enough about the school, the teachers, the curriculum, the peace based emphasis on interactions - I unconditionally recommend IMS to anyone interested in quality immersion experience with the phenomenal montessori platform.
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5  
IMS is a wonderful school that promotes biligualism and the Montessori Curriculum providing their students with strength of character. They spend more time providing individualized education and treatment to their students than any school I''ve ever seen. The children there thrive and love to be at school.
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Could not have asked for more caring and loving teachers. My child is happy and loves school and that says it all.
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