nurturing the intellect, awakening the creative spirit

Welcome to the Children's Montessori Schoolhouse
A place to nurture curiosity, creativity, imagination and awaken the human spirit.
Here at CMS we are dedicated to the development of the child.

Our Environment

Our dedicated staff and parent community provide a nurturing, child-centered environment. The foundation that every child receives here will enable them to acquire more specialized knowledge and skills throughout their life.
CMS is a place where children love to learn!

Location: 730 Barlow Ave, West Deptford, NJ 08096



School Hours: M-F: 9AM – 3PM

Learn By Doing

Our carefully prepared environments are full of Montessori materials that introduce learning both within and across the development planes. Our classrooms carefully reflect the natural learning characteristics of the child at each stage of development.


Children’s Montessori Schoolhouse Mission & Vision

Established in 1986 the Children’s Montessori Schoolhouse is an independent, pre-primary program dedicated to the educational philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori featuring a relaxed and homelike atmosphere in a quiet residential location where children ages 3 to 6, can discover the joy of learning in a unique environment especially designed for them.

A Word

From Our Administrator

“I believe each child is a unique individual, capable of developing self-discipline, independence, a love and respect for self, others and all living things.

– Tammy DiGirolamo


Upcoming Times & Schedules

5 Day

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5 Half-Day           9:00 am to 12:00 pm
5 Half-Day           12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
5 Full-Day            9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Extended Hours
Before School Care      7:30 am to 8:30 am
After School Care         3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Half Day

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3 Half-Day / 2 Full
2 Half-Day / 3 Full

Extended Hours
Before School Care      7:30 am to 8:30 am
After School Care         3:00 pm to 5:00 pm




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Kindergarten (5 Full Day)
Children may be dropped off at 8:30 am
Dismissal 3:00 pm


Our News & Announcements

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The Three Year Cycle

The Three Year Cycle

  At CMS we encourage three years in our Montessori environment before moving on to first grade. This allows the child to take full advantage of our program and work in all curriculum areas.   A third-year Montessori child has a chance not only to progress...

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  Parents and family are just as much a part of the CMS community as students, teachers and staff.   As an integral part of the Montessori experience, parents are a crucial component to a successful school.Parents Parents are invited to observe the child’s...

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Non-Discrimination Policy

The Children’s Montessori Schoolhouse is committed to equal opportunity for all students and all staff. It is school policy that no one shall be treated differently, separately, or have any action directly affecting him or her take on the basis of race, religion, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability where a person is otherwise qualified or could be with reasonable accommodation.

The immediate remedy for any act of discrimination shall be to end it, treat the individual equally, and, as much as practically possible, to eradicate any effects of discrimination. Discipline should be imposed where appropriate.

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