Montessori Educational Centers, Inc. Photo #1 - Montessori Toddler Village Serving children ages 18 months to 3 years
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 Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
350 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
(at Elementary Level)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please contact our administrative office for current tuition rates. Thank you!
Admissions Director
Carolyn Kruger


Total Sports Offered
7 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
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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The average private school tuition in Omaha, NE is $4,532 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Omaha, NE is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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