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About This School

Corpus Christi Montessori School is a charter middle school in Corpus Christi. The principal of Corpus Christi Montessori School is Mrs Sylvia D Gaertner, whose e-mail is vesquivel@ccmscharter.org. 175 children attend Corpus Christi Montessori School and are mostly Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 0% of the Corpus Christi Montessori School students have "limited English proficiency." 5% of the 175 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 8% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Corpus Christi Montessori School is 19:1. Cathedral of the Palms is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Soccer
    • Track
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 55% 49%
White, non-Hispanic 42% 50%
Asian 3% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.7%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.6% 0.7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 8% 17%
Limited English proficiency 0% 0%
Economically disadvantaged 5% 5%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    We asked my son after the first semester if he liked CCMS or if he wanted to go back to his "regular" school. He said "no one bullies me here!". Enough said. It is a nurturing environment and he is learning much more then "other" 5th graders. It is going through growing pains but after 3 yrs my son is thriving and we wouldn't change for anything.

  • (2 years ago)

    Several of my children attend the Corpus Christi Montessori School and we are very happy with it. The Montessori philosophy allows children to excel in areas that they are doing well in as well as get remedial help in others as they need it. The goal is mastery of the subject matter. The teachers provide great communications with parents and are always concerned with the progress of the children. We are glad we found this school here in Corpus Christi!

  • (5 years ago)

    My daughter has been attending this school all year and my family couldn't be happier with her progress. The atmosphere is creative open and task-oriented. She has made such progress in the areas of Reading (Commended on TAKS) and Math. As a school employee I have not seen typical 3rd graders multipling numbers in the thousands. She is successfully doing that at Montessori. This is a wonderful school and we are so happy that she is here!

  • (5 years ago)

    My child has gone to a Montessori for the last 4 years both at CCMS and in another state before moving here. I have to say that in general Montessori's have been great until this year. To us it seems like this school is going downhill after the new principal took over this year. The last principal was awesome ! She new almost all of the children's names and was always out directing traffic in the small parking lot/driveway. The pick up and drop off area's are utter chaos this year. The old principal managed this quite well. I would have rated this school a 4 possibly 5 last year. This year I would struggle giving it 3...

  • (6 years ago)

    This is a wonderful school that provides students with an opportunity to learn not only about academics but about time management and many other characteristics or 'real life.' My daughter used to beg to not go to school but since we have been here she begs to go. We could not be happier.

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