The La Crescent Montessori & STEM experience is free for Minnesota residents. Excitingly, we have made the LMSS experience affordable for residents outside of Minnesota. For more details regarding tuition, see the breakdown below.


Cost of Attendance

Pre-School is designed for youth 3 to 4 years old as of September 1 of the current school year. The program follows school calendar. Current rates include:

Now offering REDUCED Tuition Preschool!!

For Minnesota residents, your 3 or 4 year old could attend our Montessori Preschool at reduced cost to you! The entire policy “Bringing Montessori to Everyone” can be found below.  Restrictions/class sizes apply, so call/email now to schedule a tour and reserve your spot today!

Tuition Based Preschool

         Full Day – $475/month (nine months)

         Part Day (mornings only) – $300month (nine months)


LMSS provides a full range of world class experiences. We encourage our families to remain enrolled throughout the breadth of each mixed-grade classroom. For a full breakdown of classroom tuition rates, see the below figures:

Free Kindergarten Full Day                                     Out of State – $7,000/School Year
Free Elementary I & II (Grades 1-6)                      Out of State – $7,000/School Year
Free Adolescent Program (Grades 7-12)               Out of State – $8,200/School Year

Enrollment Forms and Policies

Click here for the 2018-2019 Application Form

Click here for the 2017-18 Family Handbook

Click here for the 2017-18 Calendar

Click here for the Graduation Requirements Policy

Click here for our Entrance & Lottery Policy

Click here for our Bringing Montessori to Everyone Policy (Reduced pre-k tuition)

Click here for our Policy on Bullying, Harassment, Intimidation & Discrimination

Click here for our Local Literacy Plan

For more information regarding enrollment and cost of attendance, give us a call at 507-895-4054 or send us an email at