Charleston Montessori celebrates the intellectual curiosity and creativity of children by encouraging independence and self-motivation, constructive social skills, academic development and thoughtful leadership. We are committed to being a diverse, caring and safe community in an effort to build a tolerant, responsible and peaceful world.
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Welcome to Charleston Montessori!  We offer authentic Montessori education enhanced by specialists in music, art, and physical education for children from 3 to 12 years old.  We also provide Orton-Gillingham (OG) based tutoring for children who have difficulty with reading, spelling, and writing.  Charleston Montessori is a member of the International Montessori Council (IMC).  




Save the date for…

Our annual recycled paint drive for ReStore (latex only) is the last week of October. Elementary students will deliver the paint to ReStore’s recycling center.

Giving Tuesday! CMS partners with Covenant House of Charleston and creates the warmest tree in Charleston during the first week of December, adorned with hats, mittens, gloves and scarves to keep children in our community warm throughout the winter. 

Our annual campaign, the CMS Friends Fund, allows Charleston Montessori to expand its scholarship program and bring enhancements to the classrooms and school community. We have Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP) tax credits available; call CMS at 304-340-9000 for more information.


 October 19, 20, 21 – Parent/Teacher Conferences (early dismissal)

October 27 – School Picture Day


November 11 – No School (Veteran’s Day) 

November 21-25 – No School (Thanksgiving Break)


Charleston Montessori  is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Only with your assistance can we continue to offer a world-class education alternative to public schools.   There are many ways you can become involved and help us!

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