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Montessori Children’s School offers Montessori classrooms for children ages one through twelve in Jacksonville, NC and the surrounding area.

The Montessori Children’s School believes that all children:

Parents have a deep desire to find the best for their child, the perfect environment in which they can develop to their full potential and become a happy, confident, and self-motivated adult. Montessori Children’s School has created this environment, which is strengthened by the school’s deep conviction that a Montessori education allows them to build positive attitudes towards learning and towards life. It is the mission of Montessori Children’s School to prepare happy, competent, self-motivated, and responsible leaders.

News & Events


*Summer hours for Office & Uniform Rescue are 9am -1pm, Monday-Thursday, unless otherwise noted.

*Aug 15-21 – Teacher/Staff Work Days. Office & Uniform Rescue are open from 8am-3pm.

* Aug 21 (Thursday night) Parent Orientation – All Stepping Stones parents 6-7pm/All Elementary parents from 7-8:30pm. This is a parent only event. Uniform Rescue is open.

* Aug 22 (Friday morning) Open House-Parents and Students 9am-12pm/Age level meetings for staff in the afternoon. Uniform Rescue open until 12pm.

* Aug 22 (Friday night) Parent Orientation – All Primary parents 6-7pm. This is a parent only event. Uniform Rescue is open.

*Aug 25 – 26 (Monday and Tuesday) First day of school – Elementary & Primary – half day for ½ of the class each day/Stepping Stones classes will have 1/3 of class each day for ½ of day – dismissal at 11:45am/Age level meetings for staff in the afternoon.

*Aug 27 (Wednesday) First full day of school for Elementary and Primary students, before and after care starts/ Stepping Stones classes will have another ½ day for a 1/3 of their class (Thursday will be first full day for them)


*Sept 1 (Monday) Labor Day, School Closed

*Sept 5 (Friday) Welcome Picnic 5:30-7:00. All MCS families invited to bring a picnic supper and meet new families.

*Sept 16 (Tuesday) Board of Director’s Meeting at 6:30pm

*Sept 26 (Friday) Teacher Work Day, No School for students (If makeup day is needed, ½ day for students dismissal at 11:45am/ ½ day for TWD)



To view the entire School Calendar go to the Parents tab, then to the 2014-15 Calendar of Events

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