The Montessori Center, founded in 1982, is a small school serving a maximum of 30 students and their families.
Specializing in an all day program, the school is housed in a lovely Victorian home in one of South Bend's historic districts.
A flexible, affordable program is designed to serve the need of today's children and their families.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool
  • Students: 26 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,390
  • Average class size: 26 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool
Year Founded
1982
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$1,542
Summer Program Cost Notes
Varies

Student Body

Total Students
26 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
The Montessori Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
2%
Average Class Size
26 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies dependent upon schedule: $6220 school year, 5 days per week, 8:30 - 3:30; $7731 school year plus summer camp, 5 days
Admissions Director
Margaret Kent

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Gardening

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Yoga

School Notes

  • The head of school and head directress have a combined experience of 57 years at The Montesori Center thereby offering the children they serve stability and continutiy of guidance.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool
  • Students: 26 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,390
  • Average class size: 26 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1

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The average private school tuition in South Bend, IN is $5,916 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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