Welcome to Montessori Community School of Rhode Island!

About MCS RI:

Montessori Community School of Rhode Island is a socio-economically diverse school for children, ages 12 months to 5 years old, where children are encouraged learn and grow at their own pace! At MCS RI, we celebrate the uniqueness of each child and family, and create an environment where learning happens joyfully and naturally.  MCS RI is the ONLY Montessori school in Rhode Island that is committed to a mission of socio-economic diversity. 

MCS RI is currently accepting applications!

Primary - For the 2019 - 2020 School Year - For Children 3 years old by September 2019

Toddler - For the 2019 - 2020 School Year - For Children 18 months by September 2019

NEW Infant Program! - Anticipated Start Date of January 2019 - Start dates in January or September 2019 for 12-17mo olds

You’re invited to our Open House on Sunday, November 4th from 10:30am-11:30am. Email admissions@mcsri.org to pre-register and to set up your school tour today! In addition, you can learn about our admissions process here.

We look forward to meeting you soon! 

" To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely."   - Dr. Maria Montessori

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Visit our Admissions section to learn more about the process of enrolling your child at Montessori Community School of Rhode Island. 

At MCS RI, our team of dedicated educators and staff create beautifully prepared learning environments where all children can thrive.  The children develop community with one another and learn to care for themselves, the environment, and one another. 

Come visit to learn more!

MCS RI offers programs for children 12 months to 5 years old. Learn about what makes MCS RI unique!


MCS RI is a unique Montessori program in Rhode Island. As the only school with a social justice mission, our students learn first hand the important lessons regarding differences and inclusivity. Read more about our mission, philosophy, approach, the role of the teacher and so much more!  

We understand the importance of finding the right early childhood center for your precious child. And we thank you for considering Montessori Community School of Rhode Island for your child's early education.