Cedar Vally Montessori Schools Cedar Vally Montessori Schools


Status: Private, non-denominational, non-profit 501(c)3

Year founded: 1971 – Cedar Rapids’ first Montessori school

Licensure: State of Iowa

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Cedar Rapids, IA at:
110 5th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Ages served: 2 to 6 year olds

Student/Teacher Ratio average: 12/1

Calendar: CVMS follows the Cedar Rapids School District calendar for holidays and spring break.

Toddler Program: 2 year olds – Monday/Wednesday/Friday or Tuesday/Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Preschool Program: 3 to 6 year olds. Children who turn 3 before September 15th are eligible for enrollment. Those with later birthdays are eligible for enrollment the following year. – Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Extended day classes: 4 to 6 year olds – Monday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Childcare: Wrap around daycare is available from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Teachers : All lead teachers are Montessori certified and have college degrees.

Our facility, newly remodeled in 2010, includes;

  • five spacious, natural light-filled classrooms
  • childcare facilities
  • a nap room
  • two multi-purpose enrichment classrooms
  • an indoor gymnasium
  • a large, multi-use atrium with Peace Garden
  • a Children’s Library for student use
  • a securely fenced outdoor play area
  • a state of the art security system

Admission: Admission begins with re-enrollment of current students, followed by their siblings, school alumni and then those on a waiting list. CVMS welcomes people of all races, colors, creeds, origins and family compositions.

Contact us:
Cedar Valley Montessori School
110 5th Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401



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