Montessori Educational Centers, Inc.

Montessori Educational Centers, Inc. Photo #1 - Montessori Toddler Village Serving children ages 18 months to 3 years
  • Montessori Educational Centers, Inc. is a network of 7 privately-owned, Montessori schools conveniently located throughout the Omaha metropolitan area accepting children 6 weeks 12 years old.
  • The schools are an affiliate of the American Montessori Society and accredited by the State of Nebraska- Department of Education, for all levels offered: 0 - 3 (infant/toddler), 3 - 6 (primary), and 6 - 12 (elementary).
  • We offer a variety of options, including a half and full-day curriculum as well as before and after school care.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1967
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students350 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(at Elementary Level)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease contact our administrative office for current tuition rates. Thank you!
Admissions DirectorCarolyn Kruger


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsDance, Gymnastics, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, VolleyballDanceGymnastics,
Indoor SoccerSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess, Cooking, Spanish, Visual and Performance Arts

School Notes

  • Montessori Educational Centers, Inc. was started in 1967 by Dr. LaVonne Plambeck, the present owner/administrator of the schools. It began as one class, ages 3-6, for eighteen children and has since expanded to serve more than 1,000 students. Montessori Educational Centers, Inc. is a system of independent schools committed to providing excellent education for children six weeks through the sixth grade in three year cycles. These child-centered schools promote joy in learning and strive to prepare each student for the next level of education. Montessori Educational Centers, Inc. curriculum implements the Montessori philosophy and methodology at the infant and toddler level and continues with the approach into the elementary program. The classroom environment stimulates intellectual, emotional, social and physical growth. The school promotes the development of self-motivation, independence, curiosity, cooperation, inquisitiveness, and concern for others within the framework of a strong academic curriculum.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Omaha
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    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 65 students
    6.5 miles
    3713 North 52nd St.
    Omaha, NE 68104
    6.5 PK-6
  • Omaha
    Grades: PK-6 | 189 students
    4.3 miles
    7302 Burt St
    Omaha, NE 68114
    4.3 PK-6
  • Omaha
    Heartland School
    Alternative School
    Grades: 1-12 | 39 students
    3.5 miles
    5731 S 108th St
    Omaha, NE 68137
    3.5 1-12
  • Omaha
    Grades: PK-12 | 315 students
    4.6 miles
    10244 Wiesman Dr.
    Omaha, NE 68134
    4.6 PK-12

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