Kingsley Montessori School

5.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
30 Fairfield Street and 26 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116
Tel: (617)226-4927
  • Kingsley offers a progressive Montessori education tailored to the talents, curiosity and growth of students ages two through twelve and supports each child`s social development and academic success.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1986

Student Body

Total Students328 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeKingsley Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / Jan. 15
Tuition NotesTuition varies with Early Childhood vs. Elementary:
Admissions DirectorErin Palmer


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, SoccerBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:

School Notes

  • Located in the heart of Boston`s Back Bay, Kingsley Montessori School is a premier, independent day school for students ages two through twelve.Our unique "Foundational Decade of Learning" blends proven Montessori practices with an innovative ten-year integrated curriculum-Montessori PLUS.Kingsley`s approach is student-centered. We strive to make the most of each student`s unique gifts and interests and to empower students to take ownership of their learning so that they may become happy, confident and successful learners for life. Kingsley graduates gain admission to many of the top independent secondary schools and exam schools in New England and score on average 30 percent higher than the national average on ERB tests.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  12/27/2017
My son has been at Kingsley for 5 years and we could not be happier. Not only is the school great, but he also does after school, specialty classes, piano lessons and summer camp there. It makes life simple for a working family. The sense of community is amazing with many opportunities to get together with other families throughout the year. The teachers care deeply about the students, while at the same time teaching them independence and ownership of their work.
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5  12/27/2017
My family has been a part of the Kingsley community for the past eight years. In addition to providing my family with a supportive and vibrant community (we've met some lifelong friends through this community), I have Kingsley to thank for helping to foster curiosity, the ability to concentrate for long periods of time, independence, and kindness in my two children. The school does a fine job of knowing each child and ensuring the students' social development while maintaining a high level of academic rigor. The teachers are top-notch, committed educators and the benefits of the multi-aged classrooms are numerous.
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5  9/10/2017
As a parent of two children at Kingsley Montessori, we are thrilled with the quality of education our children receive. The faculty are exceptional and true assets to the Kingsley community. Faculty interactions with each of our children have been exceptional, loving, warm and firm. Both our girls started Kingsley in the toddler program at age 2. We have been at the school for 4 years. When they first started, we were impressed with the practical life skills the children learned, and the pride they took in learning how to be independent in an age appropriate way. We like that they respect their home environment, can dress themselves, get themselves a snack, interact with their peers in a calm and loving way and with each other. The mixed aged classroom we feel really prepared our oldest to be a patient big sister to her younger sibling. Our oldest has experienced being the youngest and oldest in the mixed aged classroom (3-6), and she has learned to work well and support younger children as she has grown older. I feel the classrooms have enabled our children to play across age and gender without thought. The education is really spectacular, and the preparation of the classroom and its materials is extremely thoughtful, beautiful and true to Kingsley and the Montessori philosophy. The girls have really thrived learning concepts from working with materials rather than direct instruction. Both girls can choose their activity within a range of options and that they have uninterrupted blocks of time to focus on their activities. The Kingsley community is thoughtful and and supportive. Kingsley really believes in parents as partners, and we have been pleased to be partnered with teachers who are insightful, thoughtful and demonstrate a complete understanding of our children. It is a fantastic school !
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