Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change (MMAEC) is a tuition-free kindergarten through eighth-grade public school. Tuition-based preschool is also offered.

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Muskegon Montessori Academy provides all children with the opportunities and resources to achieve academic success.

Teachers and administration are thoroughly trained in the Montessori Method and are committed to the Montessori education of every child. The curriculum is demanding, yet allows each student the chance to learn through self-directed pace and individual style.

Welcome Mr. Brad Coon, our new Head of School!

February 21, 2023
We are excited to welcome Mr. Brad Coon as our new Head of School! Mr. Brad is a Muskegon native. He began his career here in Muskegon and taught for five years splitting his time with Fruitport and Orchard View…
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Board Appreciation Month at Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change

January 20, 2023
January not only marks the beginning of a new year at Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change, it also signifies a time to recognize and appreciate vital members of our school community! As we celebrate School Board Appreciation Month, now…

Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change is Reauthorized for 7 Years

January 5, 2023
Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change is proud to receive its charter from Ferris State University, and have since its beginnings in 2013. We just received news that FSU is approving a seven year re-authorization! Ferris State University first got…

What Others Are Saying

”The Montessori practice of teaching children to respect other’s work, develop social skills within their peer group, and promote independent work helped our son to gain confidence and lifelong living skills.”

Steve and Laura Lutz

“Our discussions with other parents and teachers have unanimously concluded that those children that attend a Montessori school are ahead of their peers in their learning level, self sufficiency, leadership and self-guided learning and their sense of community and working together.”

A Montessori Parent



The Board of Directors is scheduled to meet on the Fourth THURSDAY of each month at 6:00 PM. Meetings are held at Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change.

2950 Mc Cracken Street
Norton Shores, MI 49441


School Hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Doors Open: 8:35 a.m. (students can enter and get breakfast if they choose)
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