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  • If you would like to learn more about our programs serving children from 18 months through 12 years, submit our Online Inquiry. You will then be invited for an in-person tour of campus with the admissions director. Tours are for adults only and offer the opportunity to learn about Montessori in general and about the authentic Montessori principles that we practice each day at CMS. 

    This event takes place at the CMS Main Campus.

  • Weekend Open House Tours are scheduled for Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 2 PM and 3 PM. Registration is required

    Registration for our Winter Open House is full. 

    Please contact the admissions office directly to schedule a visit at another time.

    During the Open House you will have a chance to tour the CMS grounds and classrooms, meet our Head of School and members of our faculty, learn about the authentic Montessori that we practice at CMS, and speak with current CMS parents. You are welcome to attend with or without your child(ren).

    This event takes place at the CMS Main Campus

  • We invite you to visit the Adolescent Program at Chesapeake Montessori School’s Upper Campus. You will meet Erin Foley, Adolescent Program Director, and learn more about why we utilize a land and project-based model to guide the adolescents’ journey toward adulthood.

    During the tour we will explore topics including: the idea of the farm and the adults as the materials in a Montessori Adolescent Program; why Montessori is as relevant as ever in a changing world; and how CMS prepares scholars for high school. This virtual tour is the first step in our Adolescent Program admissions process and is for adults only.

    Contact our admissions office – – to register for an Adolescent Program Introduction and Campus Tour.

CMS At A Glance

Type of School: Independent, Montessori, Co-educational

Ages served: 18 months through 8th grade

Enrollment: 145
2 Young Children’s Communities
2 Primary Communities
2 Elementary Communities
1 Adolescent Program Community

School Day Hours: 8:15 AM – 3:15 PM

Before School Care: beginning at 7:15 AM
After School Care: until 6 PM
Number of campuses: 2 on eleven acres
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