Northside Montessori

Northside Montessori Photo #1 - Northside is located in a beautiful historic home.
Northside Montessori Photo #1 - Northside is located in a beautiful historic home.
Northside Montessori School is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, near the historic Meridian Kessler Neighborhood and near Broad Ripple.
In operation since 1986, NMS provides classic Montessori education for pre-school through 6th grade students. The school and staff are dedicated to providing a nurturing and prepared environment that allows for educating the whole child through independence and curiosity.

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Top Rankings

Northside Montessori ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
46 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Northside Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Tara Franke


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Guitar Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Crouching Tigers, Jump Bunch

School Notes

  • Our devoted staff has over 85 years of combined experience. They have a passion for the Montessori philosophy and strive to nurture and support all the children, thus allowing them to have a natural love of learning and a never ending curiosity.
  • NMS offers a traditional ten-month school curriculum and a summer day camp. The school curriculum consists of practical life, sensorial, math, language, cultural, science, art, music and a foreign language at all levels.
  • Summer camp consists of themes chosen by the staff, some academics, reading activities, and a lot of fun! Summer camp is for past students, present students and students enrolled for the next school year.
  • Please email or call us, we would love to share more information about our school.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northside Montessori's ranking?
Northside Montessori ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Northside Montessori?
The application deadline for Northside Montessori is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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The average private school tuition in Indianapolis, IN is $8,214 for elementary schools and $10,837 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Indianapolis, IN is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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