Montessori Children's House

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Montessori Children's House is dedicated to providing high-quality, private education based on the teachings of Dr.
Maria Montessori, instilling a desire for life-long learning and developing respectful, responsible and self-reliant individuals.
To accomplish our goal, Montessori Childrens's House seeks to meet the social, intellectual, and emotional needs of each child by providing and individualized, child-directed, hands-on learning experience.
We are committed to providing a prepared classroom environment designed to meet the needs of the two through seven year old child fostering a desire to learn and where learning becomes its own reward.
We believe the principle of freedom within limits guides independent learning.
We expect each person in our Montessori community to accept that freedom with due responsibility and respect.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2

Student Body

Total Students240 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
86%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Montessori Children's House Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio48:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorMrs. Shyamli Kumar

School Notes

  • Montessori Children's House is dedicated to providing high-quality, private education based on the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori, instilling a desire for life-long learning and developing respectful, responsible and self-reliant individuals. To accomplish our goal, Montessori Childrens's House seeks to meet the social, intellectual, and emotional needs of each child by providing and individualized, child-directed, hands-on learning experience. We are committed to providing a prepared classroom environment designed to meet the needs of the two through seven year old child fostering a desire to learn and where learning becomes its own reward. We believe the principle of freedom within limits guides independent learning. We expect each person in our Montessori community to accept that freedom with due responsibility and respect.
  • Classes offered for ages. 18mo.-7years.
  • Unique Spanish Immersion class
  • Unique 5-7year age classroom
  • Before care and after care
  • Enrichment classes
  • Highly qualified Montessori staff
  • Internationally acredited Montessri teaching center

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Montessori Children's House is Dowling Catholic High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whiz Kid Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Shepherd's Flock Early Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Des Moines
    Shepherd's Flock Early Learning Center
    Montessori School (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-K | 161 students
    0.6 miles
    3900 Ashworth Rd
    West Des Moines, IA 50265
    (515) 225-1952
    0.6 PK-K
    161
  • West Des Moines
    Whiz Kid Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-7
    1.1 miles
    1721 25th Street
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (515) 225-8513
    1.1 NS-7
    n/a
  • West Des Moines
    Grades: 9-12 | 1428 students
    1.9 miles
    1400 Buffalo Rd
    West Des Moines, IA 50265
    (515) 225-3000
    1.9 9-12
    1428
  • West Des Moines
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 601 students
    2 miles
    1601 Grand Ave
    West Des Moines, IA 50265
    (515) 223-1284
    2 PK-8
    601
  • West Des Moines
    Westlakes KinderCare
    Westlakes KinderCare Photo - Discovery Preschool A Classroom
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.2 miles
    6670 University Ave
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (515) 221-0718
    2.2 NS-PK
    n/a

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