First Class Montessori School is a private, tuition-based school with rolling admissions throughout the year. Please call to schedule a tour or observation with your student. RSVPs are appreciated, drop-ins are welcome. Parents should contact directress Evelyn Hibbler or Erin Parish to schedule individual tours. 

How to Apply

  • Schedule to observe our schools. Tours are given Monday - Friday at 9 a.m. or 9:30 a.m. Please call: 901-274-5622 to tour the Peabody campus or call 901-385-7425 to tour the Cordova campus. You also can request more information.
  •  Submit the application and non-refundable $25 fee.

Enrollment Fees
        New student fee: $350 (not including the application fee)
       Returning student fee: $250
* These are non-refundable fees that are due each school year with the application form and fee at the time of enrollment. These fees are used to reserve each child's space for the entire school year.

Multi-child discounts 
Pre-pay tuition paid-in-full by July
*Tuition can be paid in full any time.
Other information & Programs Offered
Piano classes
Early-Care & After-Care
Summer camp
Class trips
Parent Education Meetings
Standford Achievement Testing

1CMS Uniform Policy 
Students may wear 1st Class Montessori School uniform tops provided by Spikner with navy blue bottoms, including shorts, pants, skirts, skorts. Jeans may be worn on Friday only. To see the entire selection of 1CMS uniform pieces, including plaid jumpers, sweaters and school jacket, visit Spikner at 1210 Madison Avenue, contact Jetona Branch, 901-725-1757. *Please see the parent/student handbook for Acceptable Daily Uniform Attire
Payment Plans
Annual, quarterly, monthly payment plans are available.
Childcare certificates accepted. 

Please note that 1st Class Montessori School reserves the right to review/change their Admissions and Enrollment Policy at any given time. The present document annuls and supersedes the previous Policies and Regulations as well as General and Financial Conditions.