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Montessori School Of Quincy

101 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169

(617) 773-8200


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Montessori School of Quincy offers children from the age of two years nine months through age nine an education based upon the method developed by Doctor Maria Montessori. Our mission is to guide children in their self-formation. Self-Formation is unique for each child and involves an integrated approach. It is best achieved in an environment that fosters self-discipline and freedom with responsibility.
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"A Typical Day at the Children's House (the primary level)
Arrival. Upon entering the classroom, children can work independently, in small groups or can be presented new materials by the teacher. They have the freedom to interact with one another. They move freely around the classroom as part of the learning process. They are responsible for carrying out their work.
Before the end of the morning the teacher calls the children together for a group time, when they share song, books, games, etc.
Morning session ends. Children staying for the Extended Day have lunch and time for outside play.

Afternoon session begins. Ages 3 and 4 have a nap time. Ages 5 and 6 begin the afternoon session in the Montessori environment.
Ages 3 and 4 share an activity hour of arts and crafts, reading, songs, and games.
Extended day session ends. After-school begins continuing through 5:30pm.
Excerpted from the preschool's website