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Our Mission

Independence, Exploration and Self Discipline

We strive to offer children of the community an educational experience that puts into practice the profound observations and principles of Dr. Maria Montessori. The Montessori program is characterized by order, structure and comprehensiveness, based on the physiological needs of the child; incorporating reality based activities designed to assist the child in the development of all areas of learning at the child’s personal ability level and at the child’s own pace. The goal of our program is to develop each child’s independent physical, emotional and intellectual functioning to his maximum potential through the exciting process of exploration and discovery.

About Melrose Montessori

Melrose Montessori is a small school located in heart of Melrose, Massachusetts.  Conveniently located adjacent to the Melrose Public Library in the Unitarian Universalist Church. We offer a Montessori primary program for children ages 2 years 9 months through 5 years and an elementary program for ages 6 through 12.   Our teachers are trained through either the Association Montessori Internationale or the American Montessori Society. We strive to hold true to the original principles of Dr. Maria Montessori to provide the children an optimal Montessori experience.

The continuity of being in one classroom for multi-years offers stability as well as confidence by becoming knowledgeable and familiar in his surroundings. The child begins as a new member welcomed and aided by the returning children, and transforms into an older child, who then becomes the one to welcome, and pass on the knowledge and experience acquired.  This is a joyous point of arrival for the child, equipping them with solid skills for their future environments.