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Montessori schools in Oakville

Find the top Montessori schools and programs in Oakville.


On this page we cover private schools in the Oakville area that offer Montessori programs. This includes Montessori schools in Old Oakville, Uptown Core, College Park, Palermo, River Oaks, Glen Abbey, and Clearview.

For a more complete guide to Montessori education, including a discussion of Montessori elementary schools, start with our introductory guide.


Table of Contents


  1. List of Montessori schools in Oakville

  2. Choosing a school

  3. Tuition at Oakville Montessori schools

  4. Compare Montessori schools

  5. A primer on Montessori education
  6. Further resources


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There are lots of private Montessori schools in Oakville. These schools vary in terms of their classroom practices, curricular approaches, program offerings, and special needs support. The schools listed below reflect this diversity. They can be filtered for a wide range of features.


  School NameApproachCost

Trafalgar Ridge Montessori School   (est. 1997)  

  • Preschool to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • Montessori
Oakville, Ontario

TRMS uniquely provides enriched French as a second language (FSL) instruction for all levels from Preschool to Elementary. We give students a head start in their educational journey by insuring they "Love to Learn"!  View profile


$8,580 to $14,195
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  • Not specified
$8,580 to $14,195
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Clanmore Montessori School   (est. 1997)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (175 students)
  • Montessori
Oakville, Ontario

Clanmore is one of the few schools offering authentic Montessori programming from Toddler - Middle School. Our culture is warm and inviting and our philosophy empowers us to support each child as a unique individual.  View profile


$9,250 to $19,500
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  • Not specified
$9,250 to $19,500
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Tall Pines School   (est. 1987)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • Montessori
Brampton, Ontario

Tall Pines School in Brampton provides enhanced Montessori and traditional classes from Infant to Grade Eight, is the longest accredited CCMA Montessori school in Canada, and is a leader in 21st Century education.  View profile


$14,970 to $19,970
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  • Not specified
$14,970 to $19,970
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Peel Montessori School   (est. 1992)  

  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • Progressive, Montessori

Mississauga, Ontario

Peel Montessori School and our Carrington College division students are encouraged to be engaged, inquisitive learners who think for themselves, display character strength, and learn to succeed on their own merits.  View profile


$8,500 to $18,500
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  • Not specified
$8,500 to $18,500
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Rowntree Montessori Schools (RMS)   (est. 1969)  

  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (465 students)
  • Progressive, Montessori

Brampton, Ontario

RMS is an award-winning progressive private school. Our structured enriched programme cultivates character, leadership, respect and cultural diversity while developing each child’s 21st century skills and a STEM mindset.  View profile


$8,100 to $15,000
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  • Not specified
$8,100 to $15,000
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Rotherglen School - Mississauga   (est. 1979)  

  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • Progressive, Montessori

Mississauga, Ontario

Rotherglen School - MISSISSAUGA is a montessori school that offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. The average class size is 18 students.  View profile


$7,725 to $18,615
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  • Not specified
$7,725 to $18,615
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Guiding Light Academy   (est. 2007)  

  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • Traditional, Montessori

Mississauga, Ontario

Guiding Light Academy is a Catholic private elementary school in Streetsville, Mississauga. We offer an enriched curriculum for JK, SK and Grades 1 to 8. We are located just minutes away from the Streetsville Go Station.  View profile

  • Not specified
$10,000
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Meadow Green Academy   (est. 1995)  

  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (125 students)
  • Traditional, Montessori

Mississauga, Ontario

Meadow Green Academy provides a strong Christian education in a nurturing environment that helps individuals reach their potential.  View profile


$9,050 to $15,990
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  • Not specified
$9,050 to $15,990
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Rotherglen School - Oakville   (est. 1979)  

  • K to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • Progressive, Montessori

Oakville, Ontario

Rotherglen School - OAKVILLE offers programs for students age 4 to grade eight. The average class size is 18 students.  View profile


$15,140 to $25,000
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  • Not specified
$15,140 to $25,000
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ABC Montessori   (est. 1995)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to 5 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • Traditional, Montessori

Mississauga, Ontario

ABC Montessori is one of Mississauga's premier private schools. We offers both Montessori and traditional school programs from preschool to Grade 5 with an emphasis on developing literacy, numeracy, sciences, and arts.  View profile


$6,600 to $10,500
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  • Not specified
$6,600 to $10,500
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Toronto French Montessori   (est. 2000)  

  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • Montessori
Whitchurch-stouffville, Ontario

Toronto French Montessori offers French and English programs from pre-school to grade 8 in York Region. Its average class size is 15 students.  View profile


$7,620 to $16,350
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  • Orthodox
$7,620 to $16,350
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The Montessori Country School   (est. 1988)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • eSchool school
  • Day school
  • Montessori
Nobleton, Ontario

For 38 years, Montessori Country School has provided a top rated CCMA accredited curriculum for students 15 months through grade 6 on two sprawling campuses, and an integrated virtual classroom for elementary students.  View profile


$9,000 to $18,000
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  • Not specified
$9,000 to $18,000
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Dearcroft Montessori School   (est. 1968)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (170 students)
  • Montessori
Oakville, Ontario

Offering Montessori programs from Toddler to Grade 8, Dearcroft is accredited by CCMA and staffed by dedicated teachers.  View profile


$9,900 to $23,900
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  • Not specified
$9,900 to $23,900
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Northstar Montessori Private School   (est. 1996)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (300 students)
  • Montessori
Mississauga, Ontario

Northstar Montessori offers an accredited Montessori curriculum from Toddler age to Grade 8. Our goal is to develop strong character and contributing citizens who understand that their involvement makes a difference.  View profile


$10,200 to $15,900
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  • Not specified
$10,200 to $15,900
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Kaban Montessori School   (est. 2002)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (147 students)
  • Montessori
Mississauga, Ontario

Kaban Montessori School in west Mississauga/Erin Mills is a CCMA accredited school for children aged 6 months to 12 years. Come for a tour, you'll love it!  View profile


$15,250 to $15,750
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  • Not specified
$15,250 to $15,750
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Shepherd Montessori Private Catholic School   (est. 2000)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (24 students)
  • Montessori
Mississauga, Ontario

Shepherd Montessori Private Catholic School in Mississauga offers Casa Montessori programs for children a ged 2.5 to 6. Before- and after-school care and summer camps also available.  View profile


$7,100 to $12,000
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  • Not specified
$7,100 to $12,000
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La Villa Montessori School   (est. 2012)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to K (Coed)
  • Day school (31 students)
  • Montessori
Mississauga, Ontario

La Villa Montessori is an AMI recognized School that adheres to Dr. Montessori's principles. We provide a nurturing environment that fulfills the child's emotional, social, physical and intellectual needs.  View profile


$10,000 to $17,000
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  • Not specified
$10,000 to $17,000
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Some schools aren't Montessori schools, but use a Montessori approach for their preschool or daycare program. This approach gives young learners plenty of freedom to choose tasks and activities that interest them, which promotes their independence and confidence. It also strongly emphasizes concrete learning, where children work with lots of hands-on materials, and do practical life activities. Children usually work independently or in small groups in these programs.

  School NameApproachCost

Schoolhouse Montessori   (est. 2020)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (52 students)

Mississauga, Ontario

Schoolhouse Montessori provides a nurturing environment to support children in academics and self-discovery. Committed to provide high quality, inclusive early learning programs in Mississauga.  View profile


$7,350 to $14,500
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  • Not specified
$7,350 to $14,500
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Ashwood Glen   (est. 2019)  

  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (260 students)
  • Progressive, International Baccalaureate

Burlington, Ontario

Ashwood Glen offers a Montessori program for children aged 18months - 6 yrs. The Grades 1 - 8 Learning Program applies the IB framework to extend the learning outcomes of the Ontario curriculum.  View profile


$14,000 to $20,000
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  • Not specified
$14,000 to $20,000
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Alder Ridge Academy   (est. 2020)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to K (Coed)
  • Day school (204 students)

Brampton, Ontario

Alder Ridge offers 21st century education. Our innovative learning initiatives are founded in the Montessori Philosophy. We offer a student led, self paced learning environment that holistically supports all areas.  View profile


$9,950 to $14,000
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  • Not specified
$9,950 to $14,000
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Western Heights Montessori Academy   (est. 2015)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)

Mississauga, Ontario

Western Heights offers an enriched Montessori program that fosters a love of learning. The school actively engages its close-knit parent community to offer an enriched curriculum that adapts to each student's needs.  View profile


$6,000 to $16,000
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  • Not specified
$6,000 to $16,000
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SimplySmart Child Care & Montessori   (est. 2012)  

  • Nursery/Toddler to K (Coed)
  • Day school (145 students)

Mississauga, Ontario

We provide infant, toddler, preschool and CASA programs for your child. Our CASA program is based on the curriculum developed by Maria Montessori. We are located in Oakville, Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan and Toronto.  View profile


$570 to $720 /2 Weeks
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  • Not specified
$570 to $720 /2 Weeks
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For general advice on how to choose and evaluate private schools, check out our choosing a school guide and advice from top education experts. For advice on choosing Montessori schools, see our main Montessori school guide and our Montessori choosing guide. You can also read our guides to questions to ask private schools and questions students get asked at school interviews.

Private school expos

Private school expos are a great starting point for finding a school. We have annual private school expos in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary, and Halton-peel. The closest one to Oakville is our Halton-peel private school expo: it allows you to speak with many private schools, including some Montessori schools—all in one place. Find a Montessori school near you.

Parent discussion forum

Another great resource in your school search is the Our Kids parent discussion forum. The forum is an ideal place to discuss options and debate topics related to Montessori schools and preschools. Our community of parents, educational experts, school officials, and alumni can help answer your questions and stimulate your thinking.

Open house events

Attending open houses is a great way to learn more about private schools. For general advice on open house visits, check out our guide on school visits.


School nameDateLocation
Clanmore Montessori School
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (175 students)
  • $8,250 to $17,500
  • October 23, 2021 12:00 am
    Northstar Montessori Private School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (300 students)
  • $10,200 to $15,900
  • November 13, 2021 10:00 amSchool
    4900 TOMKEN RD MISSISSAUGA ON L4W 1J8
    Northstar Montessori Private School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (300 students)
  • $10,200 to $15,900
  • January 22, 2022 10:00 amSchool
    4900 TOMKEN RD MISSISSAUGA ON L4W 1J8
    Northstar Montessori Private School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (300 students)
  • $10,200 to $15,900
  • February 05, 2022 10:00 amSchool
    4900 TOMKEN RD MISSISSAUGA ON L4W 1J8



    The cost of Montessori schools in Oakville tends to be lower than the cost of other private schools in Oakville. In fact, Montessori schools are usually on the lower side of private school tuition in general.

    Private school tuition can range from $5,000 to over $30,000 per year for day students. There are no public Montessori schools in Oakville, though some public schools use certain Montessori principles and materials.

    Many schools offer needs-based financial aid, such as bursaries or tuition relief. Other schools, though not as many, offer scholarships, which are given based on merit—for instance, in academics or athletics. You can learn more about need- and merit-based financial aid in our dedicated guide. You can also read about the costs of preschools in general.

    Below, you’ll find the range of costs for Montessori private schools and preschools in Oakville:


     
    Tuition (day school)Students receiving financial aidGrade eligibility for financial aidAvg. aid package size (annual)
    Meadow Green Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (125 students)
  • $15,990 to $15,990
  • $15,990



     
     
    Primary curriculum
    Secondary curriculum
    Curriculum pace
    Academic culture
    Average class size
    Language immersion
    Special needs support
    Tech integration
    Trafalgar Ridge Montessori School
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Preschool to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • $8,580 to $14,195
  • MontessoriSupportive8 to 17No supportLight integration
    Clanmore Montessori School
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (175 students)
  • $8,250 to $17,500
  • MontessoriStudent-pacedSupportiveNo supportLight integration
    Tall Pines School
  • Brampton, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • $8,720 to $19,748
  • MontessoriStudent-pacedSupportive15 to 18No supportLight integration
    Schoolhouse Montessori
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (52 students)
  • $7,350 to $14,500
  • Standard-enrichedSupportiveIndirect Support
    Peel Montessori School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • $7,500 to $15,000
  • ProgressiveMontessoriStudent-pacedSupportiveNo support
    Rowntree Montessori Schools (RMS)
  • Brampton, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (465 students)
  • $8,100 to $15,000
  • ProgressiveMontessoriStandard-enrichedRigorous8 to 18No supportHeavy integration
    Rotherglen School - Mississauga
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • ProgressiveMontessoriStandard-enrichedSupportive18No supportLight integration
    Guiding Light Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $10,000 to $10,000
  • TraditionalMontessoriAcceleratedRigorous5 to 16No supportHeavy integration
    Meadow Green Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (125 students)
  • $15,990 to $15,990
  • TraditionalMontessoriAcceleratedRigorous10 to 12Resource AssistanceMedium integration
    Rotherglen School - Oakville
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • K to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $15,500 to $21,200
  • ProgressiveMontessoriStandard-enrichedSupportive18No support
    ABC Montessori
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 5 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • $9,200 to $9,800
  • TraditionalMontessoriStandard-enrichedRigorous10 to 14No supportLight integration
    Toronto French Montessori
  • Whitchurch-stouffville, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • $7,782 to $15,396
  • MontessoriAcceleratedRigorous8 to 15No supportMedium integration
    The Montessori Country School
  • Nobleton, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • eSchool school
  • Day school
  • $16,550 to $17,465
  • MontessoriStudent-pacedSupportiveNo supportLight integration
    Ashwood Glen
  • Burlington, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (260 students)
  • $9,900 to $18,900
  • ProgressiveInternational BaccalaureateStandard-enrichedSupportive10 to 16Indirect SupportMedium integration
    Alder Ridge Academy
  • Brampton, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to K (Coed)
  • Day school (204 students)
  • $9,950 to $13,500
  • Standard-enrichedRigorous10 to 16Indirect Support
    Dearcroft Montessori School
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (170 students)
  • $8,500 to $20,500
  • MontessoriStudent-pacedSupportive10 to 20No supportLight integration
    Northstar Montessori Private School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (300 students)
  • $10,200 to $15,900
  • MontessoriStudent-pacedSupportiveNo supportHeavy integration
    Western Heights Montessori Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • 5 to 24Indirect Support
    SimplySmart Child Care & Montessori
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to K (Coed)
  • Day school (145 students)
  • $570 to $720
  • Standard-enrichedSupportiveResource Assistance
    Kaban Montessori School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (147 students)
  • $15,250 to $15,750
  • MontessoriStudent-pacedSupportive15 to 24No support
    Shepherd Montessori Private Catholic School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (24 students)
  • $7,070 to $11,960
  • MontessoriStandard-enriched10 to 15No support
    La Villa Montessori School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to K (Coed)
  • Day school (31 students)
  • $8,100 to $15,608
  • MontessoriStudent-pacedSupportiveResource Assistance





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    Development disorders:
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    Trafalgar Ridge Montessori School
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Preschool to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • $8,580 to $14,195
  • Clanmore Montessori School
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (175 students)
  • $8,250 to $17,500
  • Tall Pines School
  • Brampton, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • $8,720 to $19,748
  • Schoolhouse Montessori
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (52 students)
  • $7,350 to $14,500
  • Peel Montessori School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • $7,500 to $15,000
  • Rowntree Montessori Schools (RMS)
  • Brampton, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (465 students)
  • $8,100 to $15,000
  • Rotherglen School - Mississauga
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • Guiding Light Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $10,000 to $10,000
  • Meadow Green Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (125 students)
  • $15,990 to $15,990
  • Rotherglen School - Oakville
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • K to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $15,500 to $21,200
  • ABC Montessori
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 5 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • $9,200 to $9,800
  • Toronto French Montessori
  • Whitchurch-stouffville, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • $7,782 to $15,396
  • The Montessori Country School
  • Nobleton, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • eSchool school
  • Day school
  • $16,550 to $17,465
  • Ashwood Glen
  • Burlington, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (260 students)
  • $9,900 to $18,900
  • Alder Ridge Academy
  • Brampton, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to K (Coed)
  • Day school (204 students)
  • $9,950 to $13,500
  • Dearcroft Montessori School
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (170 students)
  • $8,500 to $20,500
  • Northstar Montessori Private School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (300 students)
  • $10,200 to $15,900
  • Western Heights Montessori Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • SimplySmart Child Care & Montessori
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to K (Coed)
  • Day school (145 students)
  • $570 to $720
  • Kaban Montessori School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (147 students)
  • $15,250 to $15,750
  • Shepherd Montessori Private Catholic School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (24 students)
  • $7,070 to $11,960
  • La Villa Montessori School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to K (Coed)
  • Day school (31 students)
  • $8,100 to $15,608








  • Montessori schools, in Oakville and other cities, often have large mixed-age classes with high teacher-to-student ratios. They also tend to have lots of interaction, student-to-student teaching, and group and independent work.

    Below, the Montessori philosophy and teaching approach is discussed in more detail. For more comprehensive coverage, see our main Montessori school guide.

    Montessori school philosophy

    The Montessori philosophy of education is unique. Some of the main principles of this philosophy are the following:

    Student-centred: Students are free to move around the class, choose their own work, and determine the pace of their studies. This can make for a dynamic learning environment. Kids often choose work that’s engaging and stimulating, in this setting, which can give rise to a love of learning.

    Uninterrupted work time: Montessori schools give kids lots of uninterrupted work time, especially at the elementary level. In many schools, they’re given at least one 3-hour, uninterrupted work period to focus on their chosen work, free of interruptions. Uninterrupted work periods are believed to improve children’s concentration, self-discipline, and work habits.

    Concrete learning: Similar to Waldorf and Reggio Emilia, learning tends to be concrete and hands-on. At the primary and elementary level (and sometimes at the secondary level), kids work with lots of different concrete materials, including “manipulatives”—or self-correcting puzzles.

    Montessori children also work with blocks, rods, spindle boxes, and many other materials. Concrete learning engages many of the senses. And, research has shown that it can speed up learning, especially for younger kids.

    No external rewards: In primary and elementary school, children aren’t given tests or assignments, or graded on any of their work. Montessori children also aren’t praised very much, and when they are praised, it’s for effort—not outcome. Progress is assessed informally, through observation and developmental rubrics, rather than formally, through grades or report cards.

    Montessori teaching approach

    Montessori teachers rarely provide direct instruction. They almost never stand at the front of the class and lecture to all the students. And when they do lecture, the lectures are usually short, interactive, and engaging.

    More often, though, teachers move around the class, and give lessons to or guide students. They usually work with students one-on-one or in small groups. They often encourage students to repeat and practice activities, and they plan projects to meet each student’s learning needs. Their primary role is to connect students with their work, rather than to impart knowledge to them. Teachers are thus viewed more as “guides” or “mentors” than “teachers” in the traditional sense.

    Montessori schools, in Oakville, Ontario, have mixed-age classes, with kids aged 0-3 (toddler), 3-6 (primary), 6-9 (lower-elementary), 9-12 (upper elementary), and so on. The mixed-age classroom informs the teaching approach and learning environment.

    Most Montessori classes have lots of group work. Kids work together in small groups on projects and tasks, with some guidance from the teacher. Kids help each other, and older kids often mentor their younger classmates, by helping with them with their work and modelling appropriate behaviour. This can reinforce knowledge and skills learned in the classroom, for both older and younger kids.

    Montessori in Oakville

    Oakville is in the western end of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). It's close to Mississauga, Milton, and is in the Halton region.

    Oakville has many great public and private schools. In particular, it has many private schools that offer appealing schools and preschool programs for children of all ages. These schools often provide tailored instruction to meet the diverse learning needs of a wide range of children.

    There are several private Montessori schools in Oakville. These include preschools and elementary schools. Some of these schools also offer childcare. All Montessori schools in Oakville have a child-centred approach. This means kids often have the freedom to choose their own tasks and work at their own pace. This can make school stimulating and fulfilling. It can also make it fun.












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