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Vaughan Montessori schools

Find Montessori schools in Vaughan listed below.

On this page, we cover Montessori schools in Vaughan, Ontario. This includes schools with Montessori programs in Thornhill, Woodbridge, Kleinburg, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, Maple, and Concord. Most of these schools are accredited by a Montessori certifying institution such as the Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators (CCMA) or the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI). Read more


List of Vaughan Montessori schools

 
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  • Aurora, Ontario
    St. John Sideroad/Yonge St.
  • NS to 8 Coed
  • $10,500 to $16,200

Aurora Montessori School offers an extensive, nurturing, enriched program for 395 day students from Toddler to Grade 8 including an Outdoor Ed Classroom and the option to earn an OSSD credit in Grade 9 Academic Math.

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  • Montessori
  • Reggio Emilia
Aurora Montessori School 10500 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
  • Maple, Ontario
    Keele Street/Kirby Road
  • NS to SK Coed
  • $6,500 to $12,250

Shining Light Montessori is the community you've searched for -- where children feel comfortable, with teachers who care. Our children learn, build their confidence, reach their potential, & let their lights shine!

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  • Montessori
Shining Light Montessori School 6500 Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed
  • Newmarket, Ontario
    Bayview Ave/Newpark Blvd
  • JK to 12 Coed
  • $7,200 to $25,900

Situated on seven acres of rolling parkland and gardens, Country Garden Montessori Academy in Newmarket is a co-ed private day school for students in grades PS-12. The school provides a family atmosphere and is committed the intellectual growth and emotional well-being of students.

  • Day/Homestay
  • Montessori
Country Garden Montessori Academy 7200 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Homestay Coed
  • Nobleton, Ontario
    15th Sideroad/Hwy 27
  • NS to 6 Coed
  • $9,000 to $18,000

For over 25 years, the Montessori Country School provides a first-class accredited curriculum for students 12 months through grade 6. The sprawling 10 acre campus offers a unique indoor and outdoor learning experience.

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  • Montessori
The Montessori Country School - Nobleton Campus 9000 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed

For a comprehensive guide to Montessori education, including a detailed discussion of the Montessori philosophy and classroom, read our introductory guide.

Vaughan Montessori school approach

Montessori schools in Vaughan (including Thornhill, Woodbridge, and Concord) are a great option for many families. They offer challenging programs for students of different ages. From preschool to secondary school, they offer mixed-age classrooms, usually for children aged 0-3 (or 1.5-3), 3-6, 6-9, 9-12, and 12-15.

Mixed-age classrooms promote plenty  of interaction, collaboration, and child-to-child teaching. It also leads to a dynamic classroom with lots of engaging and stimulating work.

Below, the Montessori approach is discussed in more detail. For more detailed coverage, see our main Montessori school guide.

The Montessori philosophy is unique. It includes several effective educational principles, including the following

Montessori teaching approach

Montessori school teachers rarely provide whole-class lectures. They rarely stand at the front of the class and lecture to all the students. And when they do provide lectures or lessons, these tend to be short, interactive, and engaging.

More often, though, teachers move around the class, and provide guidance and support to students. One of their main aims is to connect children with meaningful work. They also encourage them to repeat and practice activities, and plan projects to meet the specific learning needs of each child. Teachers are thus viewed more as “guides” or “mentors” than “teachers” in the traditional sense.

Montessori schools in Vaughan

Vaughan is located in the York region of Ontario, just north of Toronto. It has six main municipalities: Woodbridge, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC), Maple, Thornhill, Concord, and Kleinburg. Each of these has its own unique community feel and culture.

There are plenty of Montessori schools in the Vaughan region. This includes several different kinds of private schools, including a number of Montessori schools and preschools.

A Vaughan Montessori school can be a great option for many families. Most of these schools are certified by a world-recognized accrediting institute, such as the CCMA. They also normally have dedicated teachers trained by AMI or MACTE (the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education).

Choosing a Montessori school in Vaughan

Don’t be afraid to ask lots of questions of each of the Vaughan Montessori schools you're interested in. Consider the following questions before choosing a school:

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