Montrose Christian Montessori School

As a Christian school, God's Word is the foundation for all student life
Academically, MCMS employs the Montessori method of education, based on the work of Dr. Maria Montessori
The Montessori program is an individually-based curriculum that allows each student to progress at a pace that challenges his/her level of ability
Students experience a well-rounded education that includes sports classes, foreign languages, art, and weekly chapels

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1985
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$800
Summer Program Cost NotesPer four-week session, two sessions offered

Student Body

Total Students98 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Montrose Christian Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform dress is required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,250
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $8250 for Preschool-TK to $8500 for Elementary (K-6)
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSharon Lee
Admissions AssociateLucy Thompson


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Music

Recreational Athletic Programs:

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We have had our son here for a year, and his academic achievement improved greatly after attending the top public school in the Pasadena district. We are Christians, so we love the balance of strong academic excellence with Christian growth opportunities through the solid Bible teaching and chapels. We also love that our son as an elementary student gets a blend of montessori and traditional methods of education that has proved to give him a love for learning and independent study which will only foster great preparation for his future educational endeavors from middle school and beyond.
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