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 TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1972
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students193 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
71%
State avg.: 74%
Students by Grade Montessori Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size24 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies by program level and dismissal time. Please refer to our website for tuition information.
Admissions DirectorCari Suzuki
Admissions AssociateKathy Shirakawa
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