previous
Northside Montessori School Photo #1 - Northside is located in a beautiful historic home.
next
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.

Quick Stats (2022)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
1986
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
42 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Northside Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Tara 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. 

School Reviews

Endorse Northside Montessori School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Is The IB Program Right For Your Child?
Is The IB Program Right For Your Child?
The International Baccalaureate programmes cover the entire K-12 spectrum with three distinct educational curricula. Is the IB programme right for your child? Some answers to your questions here.
How To Control Your Child's Screen Time
How To Control Your Child's Screen Time
We parents want to keep our children safe from anything and everything. That's always our biggest worry. We don't want our children watching inappropriate content or playing violent games on their smart devices, do we? That's the rationale behind controlling our children's screen times. So, here are a couple of tips on making that happen.
Myths About Private School
Myths About Private School
Second-hand information, myths, sensational news reports, and biased opinions rarely give a true picture of a private school. Find out what private schools are really like for yourself.

Quick Stats (2022)

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Indianapolis, IN is $8,261 for elementary schools and $11,200 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Indianapolis, IN is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Quick Links