Wilmington Montessori School is a collaborative learning community rooted in Montessori principles, inspiring the joyful discovery of self and a passion for learning and independent thinking.
We empower children to be knowledgeable and responsible contributors to the global community.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 199 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
199 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Wilmington Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
$7,436 - 28,188 - range depending on age level, program type and package.
Summer Program Cost Notes
120-355 per week - range depending on age level, program type and package.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Paula Sharpe


Total Sports Offered
2 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
Summer Camp

Club or Organization:
Eco-Student Council, Knitting Club, Math League, Odyssey of the Mind, Open Maker Studio, Spanish Adventure

Arts and Music Programs:
Irish Dance, Steel Drum Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Running Club, Soccer Shots, Tennis, Yoga

School Notes

  • Serving ages 12 months through 14 years
  • Before, after-school and "school's out" programs
  • Full and half-day options
  • Summer camp
  • Challenging academics
  • Strong arts programs
  • Spanish language instruction beginning in preschool
  • Beautiful 25-acre campus
  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) instruction for all age levels.
  • Three Maker (STEAM) Studios
  • Integrated technology throughout Elementary program with 1:1 iPad/laptop program for grades 4-8
  • Focus on community service

School Reviews

I have 2 WMS graduates and they have excelled in their post-WMS schooling thanks to the high level academics and support for great life skills. They are both self-driven, super curious and seek to understand thanks to WMS. My oldest now in high school, is appreciated by his teachers because they enjoy having him in their classes - teachers have said that he raises the learning level in the whole class and inspires other students through his enthusiasm, participation and knowledge. And my kids ENJOYED their childhood thanks to the super joyful environment at WMS and the lack of pressure from school - my kids were encouraged to develop their own drive to succeed.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 199 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Wilmington, DE is $14,726 for elementary schools and $19,025 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Wilmington, DE is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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