At Montessori Country Day, we nurture and educate young children through the Montessori Method. Children experience the joy of learning, and our staff encourage their spontaneity, curiosity and initiative.
We are dedicated to providing a personalized, positive environment that encourages respect, appreciates individual differences, and enables all to develop at their own pace to reach their highest potential academically, personally, and socially.
- Low student to teacher ratios
- Full-time and part-time options
- Care for children 15 months through kindergarten
- Academically challenging curriculum
- Certified Montessori teachers
- Open year-round with optional summer sessions
- Voted #1 preschool in Western North Carolina
Our Montessori classrooms are carefully prepared, child-oriented environments. Children learn at their own pace, choosing materials that appeal to their interests and developmental needs. The materials are attractive, self- teaching, self-correcting, and can be used independently by the children. Many of our materials are sequenced, coordinated, and progressively challenging. Materials are specifically designed to give…
Montessori Country Day has helped both of my daughters become independent thinkers who engage in the world with curiosity and confidence. Even after hundreds of visits, I never cease to be amazed at the sight of small children attentively absorbed in their works. My eldest daughter, now in the third grade, has a commitment to learning and an attention to detail that I can attribute directly to her early Montessori education at Montessori Country Day.
Our three sons (1, 3, and 5) are thriving at MCD! We love the caring teachers, who guide the children with respect and kindness. We like how the Montessori environment gives the boys chances to learn through play and exploration. They get chances to play outside almost every day. We also like how the boys are encouraged to be independent and supported when they need a little extra help.