HMS at a Glance

Year founded: 1962

Ages: Children 3 through 14 years

Campus location: 12 acres just north of the city of Hudson, Ohio—south of Cleveland and north of Akron

Student body: 200 students from more than 20 surrounding communities, including Hudson, Twinsburg, Solon, Akron, Aurora, Macedonia, Kent and other towns in Summit, Cuyahoga and Portage counties.

Faculty: 32 faculty members, who have an average of 12 years of teaching experience. Most have advanced degrees. All of our classrooms have a certified Montessori teacher with either A.M.I. (Association Montessori Internationale) or A.M.S. (American Montessori Society) certification.

Instructional ratio: Typically, 1:1 to 1:4 in classrooms with young children, and 1:1 to 1:12 in classrooms with older children

Accreditation: ISACS (Independent Schools Association of the Central States) and OAIS (Ohio Association of Independent Schools)

Financial aid: HMS offers financial aid to families based on demonstrated need. All requests for financial aid are confidential, and forms are filed with FAST for consideration. Contact Director of Admissions Michelle Lazor admissions@hudsonmontessori.org for more information.

Points of pride: We are the 13th-oldest Montessori school in the nation. We take pride that our middle school is a model for Montessori schools worldwide.