The Montessori School of the Berkshires

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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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 127 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,900
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
2006
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
127 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
The Montessori School of the Berkshires Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Full time, full day tuition. With financial aid and part-time tuition, the range is $9,400-$21,900.
Admissions Director
Kehr Davis
Admissions Associate
Sarah Ober

School Notes

  • The Montessori School of the Berkshires is an individualized, child centered educational approach based on Dr. Maria Montessori's 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 schools, the learning environment supports individual childrens needs and developmental levels.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Montessori School of the Berkshires cost?
The Montessori School of the Berkshires's tuition is approximately $21,900 for private students.
When is the application deadline for The Montessori School of the Berkshires?
The application deadline for The Montessori School of the Berkshires is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 127 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,900
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Berkshire County, MA is $9,321 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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