Litchfield Montessori School

  • Established in 1972, Litchfield Montessori School offers an exceptional education to children 15 months through 12 years old who come from twenty surrounding communities.
  • Located on four acres in the Northfield section of Litchfield, the school is nestled in natural beauty, adjacent to a community park.
  • Designed by world-renowned architect Marcel Breuer, the building structure utilizes the flow of natural light and complements our classroom environments; richly prepared to meet the developing needs of the individual child.
  • We are committed to serving the whole child, guided by the principles of Dr. Maria Montessori, dedicated to nurturing the child's love of learning, preserving the child's sense of wonder, encouraging independence and imagination, and fostering respect for our world's social and cultural diversity.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild learning differences
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students82 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Litchfield Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,550
Tuition NotesTuition costs vary depending on the program enrolled in. The average is $15,550
% on Financial Aid
60%
Admissions DirectorBetsy Johnson

School Notes

  • Established in 1972 Litchfield Montessori School offers an exceptional education to children. We serve the children of families who come from twenty surrounding communities. Conveniently located within the town of Northfield in Litchfield County, our school is nestled in natural beauty, adjacent to a community park. Our school building, designed by world-renowned architect Marcel Breuer, utilizes the flow of natural light and complements our classroom environments, richly prepared to meet the developing needs of the individual child from ages 15 months through 15 years old. We are committed to serving the whole child guided by the principles of Dr. Maria Montessori, dedicated to nurturing the child's love of learning, preserving the child's sense of wonder, encouraging independence and imagination, and fostering respect for our world's social and cultural diversity.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Preston Marble Dale
    Grades: PK-8 | 252 students
    10.1 miles
    240 Litchfield Tpke
    New Preston Marble Dale, CT 06777
    (860)868-0551
    10.1 PK-8
    252
  • Newtown
    Grades: NS-8 | 163 students
    23.7 miles
    173 S Main St
    Newtown, CT 06470
    (203)426-3390
    23.7 NS-8
    163
  • Avon
    Grades: NS-8 | 117 students
    16.3 miles
    150 Fisher Dr
    Avon, CT 06001
    (860)677-2403
    16.3 NS-8
    117
  • Danbury
    Grades: NS-8 | 192 students
    27.1 miles
    44a Shelter Rock Rd
    Danbury, CT 06810
    (203)744-8088
    27.1 NS-8
    192
  • Enfield
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    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 172 students
    32.6 miles
    1325 Enfield St
    Enfield, CT 06082
    (860)745-5847
    32.6 NS-8
    172

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The average private school tuition in Connecticut is $15,942 for elementary schools and $33,178 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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