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, home economics, STEM 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).  




Learn more about us:

The CMS Friends Fund, our annual campaign, allows Charleston Montessori to expand its scholarship program and bring enhancements to the classrooms and school community. All donations are tax-deductible and we have Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP) tax credits available for qualifying gifts. Call CMS at 304-340-9000 for more information.

 Open Enrollment for 2017-18 is underway; call to schedule a tour and learn more about Montessori education.

Registration is underway for our summer programs: Art Colony, STEAM and Band, our summer camp series for children ages 3 through 9th grade.



March 27-30: Testing Week for Elementary

April 10-14: Spring Break (CMS closed)

April 26-28: Conferences (school dismisses at 12 p.m.)

May 26: Last day for students

May 27: End of year picnic


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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