Learning at MSD

MSD at a Glance


  • Approximate enrollment: 80
  • Average class size: 15—20
  • Teachers per class: 2—3
  • Student-teacher ratio: 6:1


Age 33 months—Grade 6



Financial Aid

Need-based financial aid offered to Elementary applicants.

Programs offered

Programs Hours
Children’s House: Half Day (Age 3) 8:30—12:00
Children’s House: Full day (Age 3—4) 8:30—3:30
Children’s House: Kindergarten (Age 5) 8:30—3:30
Elementary (Grade 1—6) 8:30—3:30
Before care 7:30—8:30
After care 3:30—5:30

Daily Offerings and Special Programs

  • Spanish enrichment
  • Healthy organic snacks
  • Daily outdoor playtime for all students in our private, renovated playground
  • Environmental education
  • Field trips
  • School-wide events with families: Fall Fest, Winter Program, Spring Dance, Graduation


For students five years and older, public school busing is available as a transportation option.

Accreditation and Affiliations

Montessori School of Duluth is licensed by Minnesota Department of Human Resources.
Montessori School of Duluth is a member school of National Association of Independent Schools, American Montessori Society, and Educational Records Bureau.