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 encourage you to come observe our dynamic classrooms, meet with a teacher, or talk with a current Montessori parent.

What is Montessori?

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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Jody Rabidoux has served the Richland school in the role of housekeeper for more than twenty years and is retiring this month. Jody began with us way back in 1995 when the school was still renting space in a Richland church and quickly became a valued member of our team. In rain, wind and snow, she has shown up, in the wee hours of the morning to clean our classrooms, salt our sidewalks and prepare the building for our later arrival. She has kept our campus sparkling for many, many years. We are grateful and wish her all the best as she embarks upon an exciting new chapter of her life. We will miss you, Jody! ... See MoreSee Less

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Upcoming Events

December 2018

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  • Annie's Big Nature Lesson (Elementary)
  • Mini Montessori
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  • Annie's Big Nature Lesson (Elementary)
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  • Annie's Big Nature Lesson (Elementary)
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  • Annie's Big Nature Lesson (Elementary)
  • Richland Wassailing
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  • Annie's Big Nature Lesson (Elementary)
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  • Mini Montessori
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  • Rehearsal: Winter Concert (Elementary)
  • Winter Concert (Kalamazoo)
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  • CLOSED. Winter Break. No childcare available.
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  • CLOSED: No childcare available