Get to know us

Our mission is to provide a quality Montessori education in an environment which fosters a child’s love of learning and respect for self, others, community and the world. Hilltop is accredited under AdvancED/ The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), The Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and our toddler, preschool and kindergarten programs are accredited by The American Montessori Society (AMS). The school is also a member of The International Montessori Council (IMC) and The National Council of Private School Accreditation (NCPA). Call to schedule a tour and find out more about our school and our new expansion, opening in the Fall of 2016.

HMS At a Glance


Hilltop Montessori and its stakeholders are involved members of the Birmingham community. Offering a quality, Montessori education to the Birmingham area since 1996, Hilltop is located in the beautiful town of Mt. Laurel, off of Highway 41 near Greystone and Shoal Creek. Hilltop interacts with the community by participating in neighborhood events, community service projects, sports teams and academic competitions. Accredited and established, Hilltop graduates leaders in the community, including National Merit scholars, Honor Society students and national award winners in science, technology, foreign language and mathematics. Future community outreach includes the construction of a community center/gymnasium, expanded art and music areas, a science lab and multi-media library, as well as a teaching kitchen.