Pioneer Valley Montessori School

  • Pioneer Valley Montessori School is fully accredited by the American Montessori Society, the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.
  • We offer programs for children from 18 months old through 6th grade.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1964
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students105 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Pioneer Valley Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Tuition NotesElementary - $12,250 (1-6th grade) Preschool - 5 full days $9,950 Preschool - 3 full days $7,300 Preschool- 3 half days $5,200 Toddler (18 mos.- 2.9 years) Please see website for the different options. (see website for details)
Admissions DirectorErin Rand
Admissions AssociateCharmaine Fowler


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess Club, Computer Class, Sewing Club

School Notes

We have been inspiring confident, motivated learners to reach their fullest potential since 1964.  We are an independent, nonprofit, private day school offering the Montessori curriculum for children ages 18 months sixth grade. 
  • Montessori curriculum for pre-school age that includes: phonics, writing, reading, mathematics, geometry, nature, classification, geography, and cultural studies.
  • Montessori curriculum for Elementary includes: Math, Language (reading, writing, grammar, spelling, research skills, handwriting, public speaking) Science (zoology, botany, weather, earth science, ecology) History, STEAM and practical life skills.
  • Individual attention
  • Spanish
  • Music
  • Art
  • Physical Eduction
  • Summer Program (for ages 5 and under)

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