Upper Elementary Program

As at all Montessori levels, the Elementary program is based on the belief that children learn best through movement and work with their hands, and provides cognitive, social, and emotional support to help them reach their full potential.

This includes addressing their needs as they enter a new period of development characterized by:

  • A transition from concrete to abstract thinking

  • Growing interest in socialization

  • Thinking and memory that is enhanced by creativity and imagination

  • An interest in fairness, social justice, and compassion

The classroom is a happy community. Students are focused. They take joy in their work. They invent, explore, experiment, confer, create, prepare snacks, and curl up with books; sometimes they might even reflect in a peaceful, meditative corner. Meanwhile, teachers circulate throughout the room, observing the students and making notes about their progress, ever ready to offer support or introduce new material, as appropriate.

Expectations are both exquisitely clear and engagingly open-ended.

Upper elementary is an exciting time for students. They have become more independent and have moved beyond the “younger” divisions. They are well on their way to building a strong academic rapport and are displaying much more independence. Learning is more rooted in a formal curriculum and although academics are the key priority, students continue to enjoy a well-rounded approach to learning through hands-on, student-centered materials and extra-curricular activities.

Toddler Care Program

The toddler program is served from ages 19 months to 3 years. In a Montessori environment, your  toddler will be with teachers—loving, nurturing, and rigorously trained in child development—who create peaceful, supportive, and safe environments for our youngest children. In these spaces, a child’s natural passion for wonder, curiosity, exploration, and discovery comes alive.

Primary Care Education

The primary program is served from ages 3 year to 6 years. It concentrates on building skills including early literacy, logical  thinking, problem solving, social understanding physical coordination and creativity. This program is offered on half day or full days  basis.

This is taken place in a specialized environment utilizing a Montessori materials and lessons, to open the world to children through hands on learning

Lower Elementary

The lower elementary program enhances and expands skills from 1st grade to 3rd grade.  Children are now exposed to more advanced mathematical operations, in-depth literacy comprehension and extended  vocabulary, together with further exploration of science, geographic studies, technology and Spanish. Children receive individualized instructions to maximize learning and encourage strong study skills. The MMC curriculum meets or exceeds state standards.

Upper Elementary

The upper elementary  program is built for 4th grade to 6th grade. The children in these grades learn band and music and also spanish language.History - early civilization, world history, Michigan history, civics and Geography. Mathematics - arithmetic, algebra, plane and solid geometry, computation skills and problem-solving strategies.Science - Earth Science, life science,  physical science, circulatory system, and laws of motion

Contact Us

32450 West 13 Mile Road | Farmington Hills MI 48334 | Phone: 248-851-9695 |Email: mariamontessori2019@gmail.com

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