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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TMS parents: Are you interested in learning about body safety? Join Erin, a TMS parent, and the TMS staff as we learn more about body safety and keeping our children safe! ... See MoreSee Less

Keeping Kiddos Safe

March 15, 2018, 7:00pm - March 15, 2018, 9:00pm

Will you be looking for summer camps, nannies, or babysitters? Are the headlines about child sexual abuse upsetting to you? Would you like to learn easy, non-scary ways to teach your child body safety and screen your caregivers to keep your kiddos safe? Then this Parent Workshop is for you! Join us on Thursday March 15th 7pm-9pm at The Montessori School for “Keeping Kiddos Safe! Body Safety & Caregiver Screening” lead by Erin, a fellow TMS parent and certified child safety trainer. We will learn practical ways that we can better screen caregivers and successful ways to teach your child body safety, including the 5 Body Safety Rules, 10 questions you should ask your babysitter, a Sleepover Checklist and many other practical tools. The event is free and open to all TMS families. RSVP with Melanie if you'd like to attend (support@themontessorischool.org). Childcare will not be available so that TMS can attend as well.

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Upcoming Events

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  • Elementary Presentation Night
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  • Elementary Tennis
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  • Richland Promotional Open House
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  • Oak Room Dad's Night
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  • Elementary Tennis
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  • Kalamazoo Promotional Open House
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  • STEM Night
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  • Mid-Winter Break, no school
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