School Profile

Early Childhood students on playground together

In Brief

  • Established: 1976
  • Enrollment: 155
  • Grades: Infant (coming 2023-24) - Grade 6
  • Financial Aid: 29% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Hours:
    • Early Care: 7:45am
    • Toddler: 9:00am-12:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, or 5:30pm
    • Early Childhood: 8:30am-12:00pm
    • Early Childhood After School (3 &4 year-olds): 12:00pm-6:00pm
    • Kindergarten: 8:30am-3:00pm
    • Elementary: 8:10am-3:00pm
    • Kindergarten & Elementary After School: 3:00pm-6:00pm
  • Summer Camps/Programs: Toddler - rising 7th grade
  • Faculty/Staff: 38
  • Trustees: 11


Accreditation and Memberships

In 1996, Montessori School of Durham was recognized as the first school in North Carolina to become an Accredited School by the American Montessori Society. Today we are one of six schools in the state of North Carolina to maintain this ranking. We also maintain accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). MSD is also a member school of North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Independent School Management (ISM), and National Business Officers Association (NBOA).

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