The overarching premise of the Montessori method is that children are intrisically self-motivated. MCH provides a carefully prepared environment with specially designed materials to help children become self-directed learners.
Our school provides an intimate, familial setting with distinguished faculty with elevated expectations for their students.
Our multi-age classrooms encourage older students to be role models, while younger children are mentored and inspired by the work around them.
Our Before and After School Programs offer the children the best of care with trained experienced staff in a safe and relaxing environment.  2019-2020 Tuition Rates can be found here

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
1976
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
This is a weekly rate for a daily 9:00-3:00 program that offers art, drama and sports.

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 27%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We offer limited financial aid/scholarships. Tuition ranges from $8650-$12360
Admissions Director
Alice O'Neill

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Foreign Language

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Creative Movement, Music Class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Physical Education

School Notes

  • Please visit our webiste for more information about our school and programs offered, and to schedule a tour.  www.montessorichildrenshouse.org. In order to be eligible for our Primary One program, children need to be three years old by September 1st and fully toilet trained.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I cannot say enough wonderful things about the sound academic foundation that Montessori Children`s House is providing to my daughter. The curriculum is self-motivated and purposeful and is supplying my child with the tools needed to be a lifelong learner.
- Posted by
5  
My three children are each as different from the other as if they had come from different continents. Yet all three credit MCH with their love of learning, their dedication to giving back to their community, their strong sense of who they are and what they stand for, their interest in people who are different from them, and their ability to empathize and to act on that empathy. They went from MCH to other highly-reputable private schools in or around Providence, and all are extremely competitive students academically as well as being genuinely good people. I think MCH is very important to Rhode Island because I believe that this generation of MCH graduates, as the leaders of tomorrow, will create a community in which I am proud to live and of which I am proud to be a part.
- Posted by
5  
Our child has attended this school for two years (since age 3) and loves to go to school every day. We have been very pleased with our child`s development and with the teachers and staff. The school has a nurturing and stimulating learning environment.
- Posted by

Endorse Montessori Children's House. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

How Exposed Is Your School?
How Exposed Is Your School?
There's much more to running a small private school than offering great academics and teaching. Be sure to check under the hood regularly to make sure everything keeps running smoothly.
Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Teen Travel In Uncertain Times
Most adults find traveling more complicated and challenging that it was pre-pandemic. We offer some suggestions for safe teen travel in these uncertain times.
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to Promote Your School
Social media is an effective marketing tool for your school. Here are some suggestions for using Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Providence, RI is $13,324 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Providence, RI is 59% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Quick Links