We are a vibrant, inclusive community of learners! From ages 18 months through 9th grade, our children learn through active engagement within the framework of a fully integrated, developmentally appropriate, scientifically-based curriculum. Our classrooms are safe places where children's natural curiosity and enthusiasm are nurtured and supported by caring teachers and engaging materials and where children learn at their own pace.

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Winston-Salem Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-9
Year Founded
1973
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
257 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Winston-Salem Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition based on half day, full day or all day program for children 6 and under. Tuition and fees available by request through the school's website.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions Director
Paul Raymond

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
After School Enrichment Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
After School Enrichment Program

School Notes

  • Thanks very much for your interest, and we hope our website provides the information that might better guide you in exploring Montessori education for your child. Let's explore more together. I invite you to schedule a parent information session, where we can meet (via Zoom) and through a unique slide show we can offer an insight into our school during the pandemic when an on-campus tour is not possible. This Parent Information Session will be personalized just for you. Schedule this meeting online by selecting the link below:
  • https://www.wsmontessori.org/admissions/admissions-process/
  • Paul Raymond 
  • Director of Admissions
Profile last updated: 09/21/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Both of my daughters attended the Children`s House program at the Winston-Salem Montessori School. We all adored the experience. It`s a close-knit community with phenomenal teachers and staff. They address the needs of the children in a holistic fashion teaching life skills (manners, cleaning, relationship skills ) alongside the early academic work of preschool years (letter recognition, phonics, writing, early math concepts, and science). At WMS teachers offered customized experiences for my children to foster their unique passions and interests (animals, sewing, music.) The multi-age classroom provides incoming students with lots of mentors which helped even my introverted, shy child to feel welcome and comfortable very quickly. Over the years as my kids grew into the mentor role themselves, I watched their patience, leadership, and communication skills blossom."
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5  
Highly recommend TMS. A very special school and community in its own right. We enrolled our toddler this year and couldn't have been any happier with the smooth transition and experience our child as well as ourselves are having. The staff and teachers are amazing and love the line of open communication we have. Our child is thriving everyday and learning new things.
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