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

MMAEC June 2024 Blog

Beating The Summer Slide

June 12, 2024
June means the start of a full and lively summer at Muskegon Montessori Academy. In anticipation of this time of rest and exploration, we also recognize the importance of keeping students engaged during the months away from school. Learning loss…
Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser

Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser

May 24, 2024
We are incredibly thankful for our Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change family and friends for their support in our annual spaghetti dinner and silent auction fundraiser. We want to extend a huge shoutout to all of our amazing families,…
Solar Eclipse Shows Science in Action

Solar Eclipse Shows Science in Action

April 19, 2024
This year’s solar eclipse made for a great learning opportunity. Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change students enjoyed plenty of time outside watching the eclipse through their protective eclipse-viewing glasses. Some of our younger students also learned about indirect viewing…

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 Tuesday 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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