COVID-19 Update:

Our school and offices are currently closed due to COVID-19 per executive orders by the State of Michigan. Should you need to get in touch with a member of our staff for any reason, please email us at support@themontessorischool.org. This email will be monitored weekly for the duration of the closure. We plan to re-open in mid-June at this time.

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About The Montessori School

Who We Are

With campuses in both Kalamazoo and Richland, 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

June 2020

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  • Catalpa Families Collect Belongings
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  • Birch Families collect belongings
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  • Juniper Families collect belongings
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  • Pizza Day
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  • Last Day of School, dismiss at noon
  • Richland Drive-by Goodbye Parade
  • Kalamazoo Drive-by Goodbye Parade
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  • AYM Open
  • No school for Primary and Elementary. Childcare available.
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  • No school for Primary and Elementary. Childcare available.
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We are a Michigan Montessori Society affiliated school