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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.

Young MMAEC student works with their Montessori materials in the classroom.

Great Things I Noticed This Week – November 7

November 14, 2022
The student pictured below is using the Grammar Symbols, which is a key Montessori material. This material allows students to explore the sample and shape of the language. Each one of these elements is represented with a specific image that…
Young MMAEC students sit with their teacher in the front of the classroom

Great Things I Noticed This Week – October 31

October 31, 2022
Instead of starting STEAM as originally planned, we are excited to share that we have begun our new course at MMAEC, which is Eco-Art and it started on 10-26-22! So far, students of all ages are showing high engagement, they…
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…

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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