Tuition & Fees

Central Montessori Academy – Toddler, Preschool and Elementary in Northwest Cincinnati

We are an independent Montessori school nurturing and developing young scholars from toddler through sixth grade.

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition Schedule 2023-24

*Fees for additional educational services may apply.

Optional Extended Day Care Programs Discounts

  • Multi Child Discount (2 children) 10% discount on higher program cost. Both children must be enrolled in five full days for the discount to apply.
  • Multi Child Discount (3+ children) 10% discount for all children

Additional Fees

  • The tuition rates you see above are all-inclusive.
  • CMA does not currently charge any additional student fees for supplies, technology, guest speakers or field trips for standard program offerings (subject to change).
  • Additional fees for special education services such as intervention services, speech therapy, occupational therapy and reading specialist may apply.
  • There may be additional fees charged for optional special after-school activities that are in addition to the standard program.


  • A $300 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of enrollment. This deposit is applied against the tuition billing.

Payment Options

  • Pay in one full payment
  • Pay in 10 monthly installments (July – April)
  • Contact Our Business Office for other options: (513) 742-5800

Central Montessori Academy is a special place for children to grow and achieve their full potential. Visit for a tour and you will see the children independently working in our unique Montessori environment, with individualized attention provided by their teachers. Check out our 5-acre campus with its natural playground, trails, and garden spaces provided for outdoor learning. Learn about why Montessori education is known for nurturing the whole child — and how effective Montessori environments can be for fostering “21st century” skills.

When you look at tuition for CMA, remember that this is an investment in your child’s future. The majority of the child’s learning happens in the early childhood years, so consider giving your child an experience that will last a lifetime.

Financial Aid

CMA is currently offering a tuition assistance program. CMA also supports State of Ohio Scholarships see Ohio Department of Education website for more details.

Five days, Full-day (8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
($1,199.50 per month over 10 months)
Four days, Full-day (8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
($1,079.50 per month over 10 months)
Pre-Primary (Preschool and Kindergarten)
Five days, Full-day (8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
($1,102.50 per month over 10 months)
Lower Elementary (8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
($1,099.50 per month over 10 months)
Upper Elementary (8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
($1,089.50 per month over 10 months)
Extended Day Program (Yearly)
Before Care (7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.) $1,100
After Care (4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.) $1,700