Picture of 3 MMAEC Students posing in the hallway with their favorite books.


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Picture of MMAEC Instructor and her student working with their favorite Montessori Materials in the classroom.


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Two MMAEC students posing outdoor for a picture in their winter gear.


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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.

Students in the Cherry Room work with their Montessori resources to work on colors and shapes

Great Things I Noticed this Week – October 24

October 25, 2022
In the Montessori setting, students of all ages explore using all of their senses, starting in the early years curriculum. Practical life and sensorial activities offer our young learners opportunities to develop manipulative skills and eye-hand coordination as well as…

Niche Ranked MMAEC a Top 20 Best Charter Elementary School in Michigan

October 11, 2022
Niche, a leader in connecting schools with students and families with in-depth profiles on every school in America, has ranked Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change as one of the best charter elementary schools in the state of Michigan. Their…
The Pine Room hosted a celebration for their students on their achievements in the PBIS program

Great Things I Noticed This Week – September 3rd

October 3, 2022
On Friday, we had our first school-wide PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention Supports) celebration! Our PBIS team worked diligently throughout the summer to re-establish our PBIS program. With that, we have a new behavior matrix for all locations and each classroom…

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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