Montessori programs exist for children from birth through the age of eighteen.
Montessori Educational Center offers a program for children ages 18 months through 14.
Dr. Montessori's philosophy believes that a child will learn best within a prepared environment that is designed to facilitate independent learning and exploration, as this will support their individual development.
The goal in our Montessori program is to help each child reach their full potential in all areas of their life.
The classroom activities support the development of cognitive skills as well as social skills, emotional growth, and physical coordination.
Montessori is hands-on learning, which provides children the opportunity to learn by doing.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 208 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,375
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1978
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
208 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Montessori Educational Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
16%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Extended Day Tuition is $6300 Half Day Tuition is 3700
Admissions Director
Joelle Flaherty

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Music Lessons, Piano Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Karate, Yoga

School Notes

  • Montessori programs exist for children from birth through the age of eighteen.
  • Montessori Educational Center offers a program for children ages 2 through 14.
  • Dr. Montessori's philosophy believes that a child will learn best within a prepared environment that is designed to facilitate independent learning and exploration, as this will support their individual development.
  • The goal in our Montessori program is to help each child reach their full potential in all areas of their life.
  • The classroom activities support the development of cognitive skills as well as social skills, emotional growth, and physical coordination.
  • Montessori is hands-on learning, which provides children the opportunity to learn by doing.
Profile last updated: 07/21/2021

School Reviews

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MEC is a great place for children to learn that what they do matters in the world. Grace and manners, responsibility and respect as well as academics all make for well rounded kids.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 208 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,375
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

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