Ages 6 weeks – 18 months
While we know that the best place for the infant is the home environment, many parents in today’s world have to go out to work, so we want to provide an environment for the young child as close
to the home environment as possible. Our AMI-certified Nido teachers are trained to support the social and emotional growth of these young children.
Young Children's Community
Ages 1.5–3 Years
The Young Children’s Community (YCC) at Butler Montessori is a “home away from home,” a cozy and safe place for your increasingly curious toddler to experience the world outside his or her home. Our AMI-certified YCC teachers are trained to support the social and emotional growth of these young children.
Primary Ages 3–6 Years
Although lessons feel like fun, our students are actually creating the foundation for handwriting, mathematics, science, and more. A Montessori education allows preschool and kindergarten students to develop a passion for learning and to move at their own pace.
Elementary Ages 6–12 Years
From hiking to poetry, our students love learning because each day is different. They have the ability to choose "work" that interests them and explore our indoor and outdoor environments. Students learn at their own pace while developing concentration, focus, independence and leadership skills.
Intermediate Ages 12–15 Years
Adolescence is the period when your child transitions from childhood to a young adult. Our Adolescent program offers a safe space to learn and grow during the adolescent years. It's where school doesn't feel like school and every day is different. The lessons learned here build the foundation for life beyond school.
Music & Performing Arts
Starting at 2 years of age and continuing through Middle School, our robust music and performing arts programs help our students holistically learn and grow. From percussion drumming to vocal lessons, every student has the opportunity to work with highly-trained specialists during their time at Butler.
Whether it is decorating a math paper of addition problems, identifying different styles of art or creating the backdrop for a school play, art is a constant in the work and experience of the students at Butler Montessori.
Preparing food in Spanish? It's hands-on Spanish immersion opportunities like these that help students learn to speak and understand the language. Starting in the Elementary program, every child participates in creative activities that spark an interest in the language and culture.
The Physical Education (PE) program at Butler Montessori emphasizes teamwork, good sportsmanship and the spirit of game, rather than competition. It's more than just games, it's giving students the opportunity for movement throughout the day while exploring nature on our 22-acres.
Extended Day & After School Enrichment Programs
These fun before-and-after-school programs, available for Preschool through Elementary aged students, provide children with a warm, nurturing environment and engaging activities. Our three-season after school enrichment program, Kaleidoscope, offers programs like nature art, yoga, hiking, baking and more.
Summer Montessori Programs
There are many benefits to continuing school through the summer months. Children thrive in our summer program because it offers consistency, continuity of Montessori education, the familiarity of the staff and environment, and continued growth without the constraints of a calendar!