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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 196 students
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
1972
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
196 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
51%
State avg.: 72%
Students by Grade
Montessori Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by program level and dismissal time. Please refer to our website for tuition information.
Admissions Director
Cari Suzuki
Admissions Associate
Kathy Shirakawa
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Montessori Community School offer a summer program?

Yes, Montessori Community School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

When is the application deadline for Montessori Community School?

The application deadline for Montessori Community School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 196 students
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Honolulu, HI is $16,147 for elementary schools and $19,784 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Honolulu, HI is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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