Welcome to Monarch Montessori!
We're glad that you're considering Monarch for your preschool and elementary school needs! We believe that each child has different gifts, challenges and styles of learning. At Monarch Montessori, each child's individual path is recognized and celebrated.
HOURS OF OPERATION
We are a private, non-sectarian Montessori school. Our hours of operation are from 8:00AM to 5:30PM, Monday through Friday.
Our preschool program for children 6 weeks to 5 years takes place between 8:00 AM and 5:30PM.
Our school age/transitional program for children 5 1/2 to 8 years takes place between 8:00AM and 3:30PM.
Extended Day Program
Should parents of school-age children opt for after-school care, our Extended Day Program takes place between 3:45PM and 5:30PM. Our fee for the Extended Day Program is $50/week or $10/day.
Every school that you encounter will have its own education philosophy. Monarch Montessori's philosophy centers around the principle of individualism. Students perceive themselves as capable of making their own choices, while in constant relationship with other students and guides in the classroom.
Monarch Montessori School pledges to leave our local community better than we found it. Here's how we can accomplish this goal:
Monarch Montessori School pledges to pay all employees a living wage.
Monarch Montessori School pledges to subsidize public transportation costs for all employees, reducing our carbon footprint.
Monarch Montessori School pledges to encourage career advancement by offering paid training including a six-month Management course for teachers interested in managing a childcare facility.
Monarch Montessori School pledges to set aside at least 20% of all open slots for families who are eligible for the subsidized child care/voucher program.
What is the Montessori Method?
Montessori is an education philosophy and practice that fosters rigorous, self-motivated growth for children and adolescents in all areas of their development, with a goal of nurturing each child's natural desire for knowledge, understanding and respect (AMI, 2021).
Montessori for Preschool
Montessori preschool centers around the premise that a child learns through play. Each activity is carefully designed to use their experiences to teach concepts and ideas. The classroom engineers individual exploration.
Montessori for Elementary School
What sets Montessori apart in the elementary years is the individually-paced curriculum that challenges children academically while safeguarding their sense of well-being. Students are challenged to contribute as members of their community, think critically about the world around them and lean in to the learning process. The classroom affords every opportunity for students to work individually or in small groups at tables or on the floor. Spaces are uncluttered and promote mindfulness.
Each Classroom at Monarch Montessori Provides:
Individual learning plans for each student
At least 1 Montessori-certified teacher
A maximum of 15 students per-class (age-dependent)
Multi-age classroom activities
A choice of work
Small group lessons
Freedom of movement
Time management skills
Waitlist & Tours
Ready to be waitlisted? Please use the button below or give us a call to be added to our waitlist. Our waitlist fee is $50.
Please be advised that being waitlisted does not guarantee enrollment. Enrollment is based on available space. When space becomes available, our office manager will contact you directly to see if you're ready to register. Your child is officially enrolled in our program when you've paid the registration fee. The waitlist fee can be paid via PayPal firstname.lastname@example.org. Tours are offered by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 3:00PM and 5:00PM.
Monarch Montessori's infant room provides care for a total of 6 infants, six weeks to twelve months. Should you wish to register, we recommend planning ahead. We can hold an infant spot for up to 30 days. This means, you will need to plan for your child to be on campus within 30 days of paying the registration fee. Children are not permitted to share cribs. Full-time enrollment is preferable.