service: hands on learning
for your child
The Columbia Montessori School accepts enrollment of children
between 4 weeks and 6 years.
Our tuition is competitive.
Please contact our school or click here for current tuition rates.
To best serve our parents, we are open weekdays from 7:15 a.m. to
5:45 p.m. and are closed
for only eight major holidays.
Breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack are provided as part of
Infant-Toddler Unit (4 weeks - 2 years)
This program is staffed above state-regulated ratio. Infants are cared
for based upon their own needs and routine rather than a fixed schedule.
The toddler program encourages children’s social and cognitive growth,
along with developmental play.
Pre-Primary (2-3 years)
A full Montessori curriculum geared to the younger child is offered for
this age group. Included in this curriculum are art, music, circle time
topics, and activities for gross and fine motor development. A separate
playground and gross motor space is provided for this active age group.
The Pre-Primary program does not require toileting skills.
Primary (3-6 years)
The Primary programs are integrated, multi-age classrooms. The curriculum
covers practical life, sensorial, and academic materials (which include
mathematics, language, science, art, and music). The Primary classrooms
offer a balance of classroom time, individual work time and group
activities in an atmosphere that encourages the development of social
skills as well as the mastery of skills in the academic areas.
Summer Program (primary program)
The Summer Program expands on the Primary program, with a stronger
focus on reading, writing, and community involvement. The children spend
the summer using Montessori curriculum on a variety of topics
that include field trips for hands on learning.