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Bloomington Montessori School

Bloomington, Indiana

Bloomington Montessori School has been serving children ages 3-12 (preschool-6th grade) since 1968. BMS is fully accredited by the American Montessori Society and is fueled by its mission to move children from self-discovery to global citizenship through high-fidelity Montessori education.


The Montessori School at Wabash Presbyterian Church

Wabash, Indiana

The Montessori School at WPC (TMS), an AMS member school, is the first Montessori program in Wabash, IN. During the school-year, TMS serves students ages 18 months - 9 years in our Toddler Community, Children's House, Forest School, and Lower Elementary Classrooms. In the summer, we offer completely outdoor programs to students ages 3-12 years at Asherwood Nature Preserve (Wabash, IN) and Joyfield Farm (North Manchester, IN). 

At TMS, we believe human development is not bound by age, each person has an inherent motivation to develop themselves, and each person is unique in personality and interest. 


Montessori Academy of Valparaiso

Valparaiso, Indiana

Montessori Academy of Valparaiso offers a quality Montessori education in a stimulating, nurturing environment for preschool children ages 18 months-6 years. Our educational programs do much more than teach your child; they instill confidence, independent thought and a life long love of learning. As a parent, the choices you make for your child now will have a profound effect on their future development and success. Make the right choice for your child at Montessori Academy of Valparaiso.



Oak Farm Montessori

Avilla, Indiana

Oak Farm Montessori School is a warm and welcoming community that inspires infants through high school students to reach their potential through meaningful work in an environment with caring, child centered Montessori educators. We are a dual accredited, premiere Montessori program on a 150 acre campus rich with opportunities. The school was founded in 2000 by Lorene Dekko Salsberry to provide educational choice for families in NE Indiana that was accessible and affordable for all.


Peace Montessori Forest School

New Haven, Indiana

Peace is a private, non-profit school committed to providing a unique child centered environment using the internationally recognized curriculum of pioneering educator, Dr. Maria Montessori.  Peace is located on a beautiful 11-acre campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana and provides an authentic Montessori education for toddler, preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary and Adolescent aged children.

Peace offers a distinctive educational opportunity, integrating a solid individualized curriculum for developing cognitive skills with a philosophy that emphasizes a child’s development of independence, inner motivation, self-confidence, individual ability and self-discipline. Woven throughout the curriculum are lessons in social responsibility, responsibility to the community around us and the natural world.

Peace is a non-profit, cooperative school, operated by a Board of Directors, consisting of parents and interested community members.


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