Montessori Children's Community

  • At Montessori Children`s Community, we provide your child with the best possible educational experience.
  • We nurture independence and encourage collaboration.  Development of cooperation rather than exams produces more mature, creative, and socially-adept children. We go far beyond the simple memorization of facts and formulas, and far beyond the mechanics of the basic curriculum.
  • We are engaged in teaching children to think deeply, to figure things out for themselves, and to be their own best teacher.
  • We help them to see the real connections between things.
  • We encourage you to observe in our classrooms, and see first hand how our classrooms are so unique!.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1991

Student Body

Total Students88 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Montessori Children's Community Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Montessori children are uniquely adaptable. They learn to work independently and in groups. They are encouraged to make decisions from an early age and become problem solvers who are able to make appropriate decisions and manage their time well. They are encouraged to exchange ideas and discuss their work freely with others. Their good communication skills ease the way into new settings.
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  • Coraopolis
    Grades: PK-K | 62 students
    0.9 miles
    551 Thorn Run Rd
    Coraopolis, PA 15108
    (412) 262-1638
    0.9 PK-K

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
I can't imagine a better more nurturing school. My children have been encouraged to learn at their own pace, they are respectful, confident children who love school and are curious learners. The staff is amazing and so dedicated to each child. Truly an amazing school!
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I''ve attended MCC for three years and It's a great school! I''ve made really good friends with everyone. Everyone gets along and the teachers are very helpful.
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We have been so happy with mcc. The teachers are caring and nurturing. The children are encouraged,challenged and love to learn. Our older children transitioned so easily after 6th grade and we attribute their continued success to the amazing start they got at MCC.
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $8,004 for elementary schools and $16,439 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).