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.
My two children attended Montessori Country Day from age one until kindergarten. We wanted a high quality Montessori program that felt inviting and safe and that offered extended hours due to our work schedules. MCD was an absolutely perfect fit. The director has high expectations for her teachers. And she provides them with the support and training opportunities they need to continue to grow. My kids LOVE going to school and have created some beautiful memories because of their time at MCD. The teachers are nurturing, creative, and communicate well with parents.