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The Nation’s First
Public Montessori
High School

Clark Montessori, the nation’s first public Montessori high school, is nationally recognized for academic excellence. A place where students and teachers work in communities, Clark leads students in developing their intellectual skill while learning to be full contributors to society. Focusing on the triangle of Montessori education — students, teachers and parents — Clark works to form a strong community of adults and teenagers who respect each other. Read More

Information for Educators

Clark Montessori is the nationally recognized model public Montessori secondary school that others use to develop their own Montessori secondary programs. To this end, every year we are visited by educators from all over the country.

Educators who wish more information or would like to arrange a tour should contact the Cincinnati Montessori Secondary Teacher Education Program.



7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


(513) 363-7100


3030 Erie Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45208

What’s Happening at Clark?

Ron Oester Field was dedicated in mid-July at Withrow and will serve as the home for Tigers baseball as well as the Clark Montessori Cougars
The 160 students spent five days and four nights during June 2015 living on Miami’s Oxford campus, gaining first-hand appreciation for college’s high expectations.

Our Principal

John Spieser

Mr. SpieserJohn became the principal of Clark Montessori in 2013. He appreciates the value of Montessori education and the role that Clark Montessori has within the Hyde Park Community.

More about Mr. Spieser