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Facts at a Glance

Number of Students Currently Enrolled: 225
Number of Classrooms: 2 Toddler, 4 Primary (Pre-K and K), 3 Lower Elementary (Grades 1 – 3), 2 Upper Elementary (Grades 4 – 6), 1 Middle (Grades 7 and 8)
Current Student to Teacher Ratios: Toddler –12:2, Primary – 22:2 (average), Lower Elementary – 22:2, Upper Elementary - 23:2, Middle – 22:3

Secondary Schools Attended after MCS: Durham Academy, Cary Academy, Carolina Friends School, Triangle Day School, Trinity School, Jordan High, East Chapel Hill High, Chapel Hill High, Carrboro High, Duke School for Children, Durham Public Schools, North Carolina School of Science and Math.

Accreditation: Montessori Community School is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS), the National Council for Private School Accreditation, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
Faculty: 29% of our faculty hold advanced degrees. All lead teachers hold AMS or AMI certificates. The average tenure at MCS is 9 years. Our teachers average 13 years teaching in a Montessori setting.

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.