Our Mission "Educating youngsters to become an informed, committed and difference-making generation." Our Vision "Educating children to graduate as informed, engaged, ethically minded citizens of the world that they inherit." The Purpose of Our Work Milwaukee Montessori School is a private independent day school dedicated to expanding the human potential of all children for the purpose of educating them for a freer, safer, world.
The work of our faculty and staff advances our ideas rooted in our belief in democracy, personal freedom, solidarity with those at the periphery of society, the well being of our planet, and educating children to become informed, engaged, ethically minded citizens for the world that they will inherit.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 321 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,664
  • Average class size: 26 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Milwaukee Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Speech Differences
Year Founded
1961
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
321 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
Milwaukee Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
26 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Neat and appropriate clothing)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Varies by program.
Summer Program Cost
$244
Summer Program Cost Notes
This is per week, it varies by program.
% on Financial Aid
22%
Admissions Director
Cheryl Kelly
Admissions Associate
Alesa Weiss

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Flag Football, Robotics Club, Robotics Team, Soccer

Arts and Music Programs:
Private Music Instruction

School Notes

  • Founded in 1961, Milwaukee Montessori School is a private, independent, co-educational elementary day school educating over 400 students from toddler age through the eighth grade. Milwaukee Montessori School is recognized for its outstanding and dynamic academic program dedicated to providing an individualized educational experience.
  • Our school's challenging and enriching curriculum encourages the development of real-world skills including independent and decision-oriented thinking; creativity; technology, math, and science skills; an appreciation for arts, music, and diverse cultures, plus the importance of community and environmental stewardship.
  • Our Toddler Program for ages 18 months - 3 years offers much more than just school readiness. Staffed enthusiastic, skilled faculty, children enjoy art, music, dance, science language arts, sand and water play, as well as plenty of outdoor time.
  • In our Extended Day program, we offer adult-supervised child care before and after school. Students engage in meaningful activities and supervised play with children in groups reflective of their academic groups - Kindergarten (Children's House), Lower Elementary (grades 1-3), Upper Elementary (grades 4-6), and Junior High (7-8).
  • Each summer from June to August, we offer a full-time Summer Program for students age 3 - 13. Our unique and interactive summer program combines the fine arts, theater, computers, robotics, Montessori Classroom instruction, sports, field trips, and playtime filled with social interaction. Flexible week-long sessions.
  • The faculty and staff at Milwaukee Montessori School are highly trained in Montessori methodology and strive to attain professional excellence for their students and families.
  • At Milwaukee Montessori Schoool, we aim to provide students with an education that meets their intellectual abilities and needs, while promoting an appreciation of diversity as an integral part of school life. This value is reflected in the wide diversity of our student and faculty body.
Profile last updated: 08/17/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 321 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,664
  • Average class size: 26 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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