Welcome to Montessori Center School.

For over fifty years, MCS has been committed to academic excellence, providing students with a quality education, encouraging the development of the whole child and instilling a lifelong love of learning.

Our highly trained teachers have decades of experience and an unmatched passion for the Montessori philosophy. The MCS program emphasizes independence, freedom within limits, and respect for the child. It builds the academic, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional well-being of the child while challenging each child to achieve his or her potential.

Our well-structured classroom environments are inspiring and engaging, allowing exploration of a broad scope of curricular areas. Click on the “Tour & Explore” button at the top of this page to learn how an MCS education fosters independent, curious and resourceful thinkers and learners.

Dr. Maria Montessori 150th Birthday Celebration

Dr. Maria Montessori’s 150th birthday is August 31, 2020. During the fall 2020 season, MCS will honor the life and legacy of Montessori through events, digital content, fundraising, and more. Stay tuned!

A Note from Admissions:

Montessori Center School is closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, our school will be closed to tours, but our virtual doors are always open. Click on the “Tour & Explore” button above to learn more about MCS.  

TIME | 100 Women of the Year


TIME has named Dr. Maria Montessori as one of the 100 most influential women of the year! Click here to read more.

I do not believe there is a method better than Montessori for making children sensitive to the beauties of the world and awakening their curiosity regarding the secrets of life.

Gabríel Garcia Márquez, Nobel Prize Winning Author


18 months – 3 years

A Cozy Home Away from Home


3 – 6 years

Learning How to Think

Lower elementary

6 – 9 years

A Love for Learning

Upper elementary

9 – 12 years

Preparation for Life

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