Enrollment Notice

The Montessori School will begin enrolling new students for the 2021-22 school year during the month of May 2021. Families on our waitlist will have priority to all available spots. Complete an application to join our waitlist. 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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Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the elementary's coaster art project while it was in progress! The finished coasters are being sold as part of a fundraising project tell help make some important improvements to our outdoor learning areas. Orders can be placed here: www.themontessorischool.org/product/hand-painted-coaster-set-4-piece/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Upcoming Events

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  • Spring Break: No School Oak Room and Elementary
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We are a Michigan Montessori Society affiliated school