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We chose to support the tuition assistance category of the Curious Minds fund … Montessori education transcends borders and labels to benefit children of all identities, creating space for a multicultural experience for every member of the community. For our children and our family, this was an invaluable part of being at CMS.

-Shirley Lin
Alumni Parent

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Chesapeake Montessori School operates on 11 total acres; maintains three buildings; employs 28 staff members; serves children and teens of preschool, elementary, and middle school age; offers before and after-school care and enrichment programs; and provides transportation for students in Prince George’s County. We are complex in our operational needs, yet our tuition remains much lower than similarly complex schools in the Annapolis area.

Our school is now 41 years old, with over 115 families in our community. In 2018-2019, our goal is to raise $65,000 for the Curious Minds Fund: a high level goal that fits the high level of education we provide. Join us in Growing Good Citizens: give today!

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Our Annual Benefit is a yearly celebration hosted by the Board of Trustees and staff of Chesapeake Montessori School. All of our constituents: parents, grandparents, family, and friends, are invited to support the Curious Minds Fund by participating in this fundraising event. It is a special evening filled with fun, music, and a delicious meal shared among friends.

There are many ways to support the Annual Benefit: sponsorhips, donation of auction items, and by attending and bidding in our live and silent auction.

Please save the date for this year’s Annual Benefit: April 27th, 2019. More details and ticketing information to come!

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Federal Tax ID # 52-1192684

To donate by mail:
Download a gift form and send it along with your check to:

Chesapeake Montessori School
Attn: Advancement Office
30 Old Mill Bottom Road, N.
Annapolis, Maryland 2140

  • Chesapeake Montessori School is an approved nonprofit of the Chesapeake Bay Area Combined Federal Campaign. Federal workers can designate gifts to CMS using code29628.

  • CMS accepts gifts of stocks and mutual funds through our Brokerage Account. Contact our Advancement office for details: advancement@chesapeake-montessori.com

  • Many corporations offer a matching gift program. You may contact your company’s personnel office to obtain a matching gift form and enclose this form when sending your gift to CMS. You will be credited for the amount of your donation plus the amount of the match.

  • Non-monetary gifts such as items and services for the Annual Benefit or classroom supplies are welcome and appreciated. Contact our Advancement office at advancement@chesapeake-montessori.com to learn how you can help.

  • CMS has an engaged group of volunteers and is honored by their efforts. Please call if you are interested in volunteering and we will help you find the right way to participate.

  • CMS is a registered nonprofit on smile.amazon.com. A portion of every purchase can go to benefit the school!