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Facts at a Glance

Number of Students Currently Enrolled: 220+
 
Number of Classrooms: 1 Toddler (18 months - 3 years), 4 Primary (Ages 3-4 and K), 3 Lower Elementary (Grades 1 – 3), 2 Upper Elementary (Grades 4 – 6), 1 Adolescent (Grades 7 and 8)
 
Current Student to Teacher Ratios: Toddler (18 months - 3 years) – 6:1, Primary (Ages 3-4, K) – 12:1, Lower Elementary (Grades 1 - 3) – 12:1, Upper Elementary (Grades 4 - 6) - 13:1, Adolescent (Grades 7 - 8) – 8:1

Secondary Schools Attended after MCS: C.E. Jordan High School, Research Triangle High School, Carrboro High School, Durham School of the Arts, East Chapel Hill High School, Carolina Friends School, Durham Academy, Saint Mary’s School, Camelot Academy, Chapel Hill High School, Panther Creek High School, Riverside High School, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Woods Charter School

Accreditation: Montessori Community School is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
 
Faculty: 41% of our faculty hold advanced college degrees. All lead teachers are Montessori certified and hold AMS or AMI certificates. The average tenure of our faculty at MCS is 10.5 years.

Facilities: With a campus situated on 14 partially wooded acres, we are the only area Montessori school with a building designed for and dedicated to music and art. We have a track and soccer field, sand volleyball court, and basketball courts.