Northside Montessori School

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  • 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.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1986

Student Body

Total Students91 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 20%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorTara Franke

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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