Montessori School Greater Hartford

  • MSGH has been in continuous operation since 1964, is recognized by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI's highest form of accreditation) and is accredited by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools.
  • We currently serve more than 150 children and their families with toddler, primary, elementary, adolescent and afternoon enrichment programs.
  • In keeping with Montessori's call to "follow the child," our mixed-age classrooms are filled with materials that allow children to move, explore and learn independently, at their own pace, with the support and guidance of highly skilled AMI-trained teachers.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association Montessori International (AMI)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-9
Year Founded1964
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Average Class Size20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesOur current tuition schedule is posted on our website
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorToko Odorczuk
Admissions AssociateTabitha Abraham

School Notes

  • Each classroom has one teacher and one teaching assistant; The teacher/student ratio is 1:9 when the presence of assistants is taken into account.
  • Spanish language is a part of the every school day.
  • Artist in Residence Program
  • Gym

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Hartford
    Grades: NS-8 | 347 students
    2 miles
    2865 Albany Avenue
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860) 236-1661
    2 NS-8
  • Avon
    Grades: NS-8 | 117 students
    5.5 miles
    150 Fisher Dr
    Avon, CT 06001
    (860) 677-2403
    5.5 NS-8
  • West Hartford
    St Brigid School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 178 students
    2.5 miles
    100 Mayflower St
    West Hartford, CT 06110
    (860) 561-2130
    2.5 PK-8
  • Windsor
    Trinity Christian Preschool
    Trinity Christian Preschool Photo - Preschoolers enjoying a visit from the local fire department. They taught children about fire safety.
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: NS-PK | 27 students
    6.3 miles
    180 Park Ave
    Windsor, CT 06095
    (860) 688-2008
    6.3 NS-PK
  • Windsor
    Windsor Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 59 students
    8.2 miles
    114 Palisado Ave
    Windsor, CT 06095
    (860) 285-1420
    8.2 PK-K

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (8 reviews)
This is an amazing school. Our children have attended the school for the past several years, and it has been a great experience. They are happy to go to school each day. They are excelling academically but more importantly learning valuable life skills. The program helps them to grow into responsible, and considerate young people.
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Wonderful school. Rigorous academics - based on your child's interests - and most importantly, delivered by experienced and loving staff, who follow the child's innate talent and desire to learn, rather than force-feeding them information. This yields naturally curious individuals who want to engage in the world and make it a better place. We can't say enough good things about this school. If you want a child who is independent, engaged, proactive - NOW - not later, this is the place for you.
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It's really hard to put into words how unique the MSGH community is. Our three boys are currently attending the school - toddler, primary, elementary. Each level has absolutely excellent teachers and supporting staff. And it's not only that they are outstanding teachers and professionals, but everyone is so caring and loving towards our children. This creates a unique environment that we truly feel is our second home. Combine this with an excellent and authentic (AMI certified) Montessori education, we believe there is no better place for our children to grow and thrive - emotionally as well as academically.
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We have three children enrolled at MSGH and could not be happier with the montessori programing they are receiving. They are being prepared not only with exceptional academics but are also being nurtured as individuals and encouraged to follow their passions all while being shown what it means to be a member of a community. We have no doubt that our children will be prepared both academically and personally for whatever path lies ahead thanks to MSGH.
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MSGH is an excellent school that pays very careful attention to the needs of individual students and families.
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Child entered in toddler program and loves attending school. The teachers are loving and caring and the children enjoy learning self care skills. They are also learning social skills for interacting with the other children in the class leading to a harmonious environment. We have been very pleased with the opportunity to have child in this exciting atmosphere for learning.
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One of best Montessori schools in the Hartford Area.
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MSGH is a tremendous school - The faculty are exceptional, and our diversity is truly lived daily. Children are encouraged to follow their interests and develop a love of learning and sense of self-efficacy. They are also guided and pushed and inspired...Highly, highly recommend MSGH.
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