The Hockessin Montessori School provides excellence in education for our community. We support and encourage each individual in realizing their full potential by using an innovative and progressive Montessori methodology to develop academically, intellectually, socially, emotionally and morally in a nurturing and secure environment. We guide each student to become a responsible and knowledgeable global citizen.
The Hockessin Montessori School was established in 1963. Today, the school has grown to nearly 150 students. Accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the school offers a complete range of educational services for children ages 12 months through 8th grade including before care, after care, and summer programs.
The school program follows the Montessori Method and emphasizes mathematics, language, humanities, arts and sciences while stressing life skills. All levels participate in enrichment subjects including art, library, computers, Spanish, music and physical education, which are developmentally appropriate for the age and ability. The STEM program is incorporated into the weekly curriculum as well as the extended care offerings.
The campus is located on 14 beautiful acres in Hockessin, DE and includes large, age-appropriate classrooms, a complete library, technology lab, iPad technology, STEM science lab, gymnasium, athletic field, and enclosed outdoor playground and gardens.
The school holds open houses every Thursday at 9am (October thru May). For more information please contact the Admissions Office, 302-234-1240, or visit www.TheHMS.org.
• Toddler – 1 to 2 years old
• Children’s House (Pre-school/Kindergarten) – 3 to 6 years old
• Lower Elementary – 1st, 2nd, 3rd grade
• Upper Elementary – 4th, 5th, 6th grade
• Middle School – 7th, 8th grade
• American Montessori Society
• Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
• Spanish, Music, Art, Technology, Library, Physical Education
• STEM Curriculum
Additional Offerings include:
• Before and After School Care, Vacation Care
• After School programs and clubs
• Summer Adventures Camp at HMS