Northside Montessori School

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Northside Montessori School 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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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1986
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students42 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Northside Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorTara Franke

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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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    The Children's House Photo - Hilary McDaniels Douglas, from Project in Motion, stopped by to lead the students in a "shape garden" exercise! with Hilary Mcdaniels Douglas at The Children's House.
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-8 | 51 students
    3.7 miles
    2404 W 62nd Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46268
    (317)253-3033
    3.7 NS-8
    51

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The average private school tuition in Indianapolis, IN is $8,123 for elementary schools and $10,816 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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