The Montessori School Of Columbia - Columbia SC Child Care Center

506 Howard Street, Columbia SC 29205
(803) 783-8838

About the Provider

Description: The Montessori School of Columbia began in 1983 when six families sought to give their children a challenging, enriching educational experience. Intrigued by the Montessori curriculum and its positive influence on their kindergarteners, these families established a Montessori elementary school for the Midlands. In 1999 the school expanded to offer a K3—K5 program.

At MSC we strive to develop the unique capabilities of each child. Guided by the work of Dr. Maria Montessori and informed by current research, our committed staff honors the natural curiosity of children. Our academically rigorous, self-paced curriculum allows children to work according to their own development levels.

In multi-age classes, children discover the dignity of work as well as the importance of caring for themselves and others. Since we attract families from a rich array of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, MSC students learn to be citizens of the world. Our mission is to foster a love of learning that will guide and sustain children throughout their lives.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 72
  • License Number: 23354
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: South Carolina Dept. of Social Services - Division of Child Care Services
  • District Office Phone: (803) 898-9001 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Hall, Kena

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type Date Deficiency Type Severity Resolved
Application 2018-10-09 Child Records Low Yes
Review 2018-05-29 Schedule of Activities Low On Site
Review 2018-05-29 Operating Policy Low On Site
Application 2016-09-26 Staff Training Medium Yes
Application 2016-09-26 Other Health and Safety Low Yes
Application 2016-09-26 Child Records Low Yes
Review 2016-05-03 Physical Site Medium Yes
Review 2016-05-03 Improper Medication Practices Medium On Site
Review 2015-10-27 Playground Deficiencies Low Yes
Review/Complaint 2015-10-15 Improper Supervision High Yes

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