Enrollment Notice

The Montessori School has begun open enrollment for new students for the 2021-22 school year. All families interested in moving forward with enrollment should complete an application. Complete an application to move forward now or complete an inquiry form for more information.

The school fosters an intimacy that feels like family. They’re not just teaching kids to think critically and to act responsibly; the school encourages the students, and the parents, to care.

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About The Montessori School

Who We Are

With two buildings in the heart of Kalamazoo, The Montessori School serves Southwest Michigan with high quality, comprehensive education that fosters a love of learning and addresses the whole child academically, emotionally, and socially. Learn more about The Montessori School.

Academic Programs at tThe Montessori School

Academic Programs

At The Montessori School, we have three levels of academic programs for your child: Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary. We also offer enrichment programs in language, art, music and health and wellness. We encourage you to come observe our dynamic classrooms, meet with a teacher, or talk with a current Montessori parent.

Our Mission

The Montessori School’s mission is for children and families to experience an individualized education that builds the foundation for a lifetime of success and a love of learning through specialized teachers, lessons, and materials. We believe in a holistic approach that fosters good global citizens and forward-thinking problem solvers.

What is Montessori?

The Montessori education philosophy is based on the research of Dr. Maria Montessori – an Italian physician and educator. At its heart, the Montessori method emphasizes independence, freedom within limits, and a respect for the child.

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Upcoming Events

July 2021

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  • AYM Closed
  • Closed for July 4th Holiday
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 1: Cardboard Creation Week & STEAM Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 1: Cardboard Creation Week & STEAM Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 1: Cardboard Creation Week & STEAM Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 1: Cardboard Creation Week & STEAM Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 2: Where in the World? Virtual Travel & Exploration Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 2: Where in the World? Virtual Travel & Exploration Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 2: Where in the World? Virtual Travel & Exploration Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 2: Where in the World? Virtual Travel & Exploration Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 2: Where in the World? Virtual Travel & Exploration Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 3: Recycled Art Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 3: Recycled Art Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 4: Theatre Week
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  • Elementary Summer Program Week 4: Theatre Week
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We are a Michigan Montessori Society affiliated school