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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 105 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded
1964
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
105 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Pioneer Valley Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Elementary - $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 Director
Erin Rand
Admissions Associate
Charmaine Fowler

Extracurriculars

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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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 105 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Hampden County, MA is $26,572 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hampden County, MA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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