Montessori Community School

  • Montessori Community School (MCS) is an independent, non-sectarian school providing a Montessori education for children ages two through twelve years.
  • We are accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools.
  • We are conveniently located in the residential neighborhood of Makiki, just five minutes from the University of Hawaii and five minutes from downtown Honolulu.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 180 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
83%
State avg.: 62%
Students by Grade Montessori Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 24 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Kathy Shirakawa
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