OCMS was founded by a group of parents in 1963. It’s one of the oldest Montessori schools in the country, and the oldest south of Boston.

Montessori Education

OCMS is dedicated to providing a Montessori education to children on Massachusetts' south shore and beyond.

List of 7 items.

  • Location

    247 Gardner Street, Hingham, MA.
  • Faculty

    • Trained Montessori guides: 5
    • EEC-certified classroom assistants: 5
    • Specialists: Spanish, art, music, organic gardening
    Learn more about our dedicated teachers and staff.
  • Academic Programs

    OCMS offers programs for children ages 2.9 to 9 (third grade)

    Children’s House
    Three-day and five-day programs for children ages 2.9 to 6 (preschool, pre-k,
    kindergarten). Half-day and full-day option.

    Elementary
    Five-day program for grades 1 to 3
  • Student/Teacher Ratio

    Children’s House 11.5:1
    Elementary 11:1
  • Enrichment Programs

    Enrichment programs include language, art, music, organic gardening, physical education, community service, outdoor classroom learning, and more.
  • After-School Care and Programs

    OCMS offers Lunch Bunch (11:30 am -1:30 pm) and extended day care until 6 pm every day for students attending the school. After-school enrichment programs include music, physical education, language, and more.

    OCMS also offers morning extended care from 7:30am daily, upon request.
  • Bus Service

    Hingham Public Schools provide bus service for all Hingham residents attending OCMS. Children must be five years old by September 1 to be eligible.