The Montessori School Of The Berkshires

  • Montessori School Of The Berkshires' mission is to inspire children to develop independent thinking, self-assurance, inner discipline, and a love of learning in an authentic Montessori environment.
  • We offer an individualized, child-centered pedagogy based on Dr. Maria Montessori's observations of child development, and refined over 100 years of practical application.
  • The Montessori method emphasizes self-directed activity and independence on the part of the child, and observation and guidance on the part of the teacher.
  • In Montessori schools, children are grouped in mixed-age classrooms, and the learning environment supports individual children's needs and developmental levels.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2006

Student Body

Total Students124 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Montessori School Of The Berkshires Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,475
Tuition NotesFull time, full day tuition. With financial aid and part-time tuition, the range is $9,400-$17,475. Need based financial assistance is available.
Admissions DirectorKehr Davis

School Notes

  • The Montessori School Of The Berkshires is an individualized, child centered educational approach based on Dr. Maria Montessoris observations of child development. The montessori method emphasizes self directed activity and independence on the part of the child, and observation and guidance on the part of the teacher. In montessori, the learning environment supports individual childrens needs and developmental levels.

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The school is what every parent wants for their child. The building and grounds are lovely. The staff is upbeat and kind. The classrooms are full of light and space. With emphasis on community, nature and nurture, my children have thrived in such a setting. I had children who became anxious and sad at public schools. Montessori has revived their spirit. Patient guiding in the classroom, hour outside recess every day, gardening, cooking, community, this school sets the example what all schools should aim for.
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