Founded in 2010, Archway Montessori School is a non-denominational Montessori School & Daycare Centre located in Scarborough that offers Montessori education and childcare for children aged18 months to 5 years. We are conveniently located in the Markham and Lawrence area, accessible by transit and within walking distance to numerous apartment buildings and homes in the area. Archway Montessori School & Daycare in Scarborough offers your child a foundation in life long learning that is unmatched and unparalleled to public school education (small class size, 1:8 ratio). You will find a well-balanced program based on Maria Montessori's pedagogical priniciples and method. We also offer childcare that is a perfect blend of play based learning and Montessori methodology.
All of the teachers employed at Archway Montessori School have successfully completed an
Early Childhood Education (ECE) and/or Early Childhood Assistant (ECA) as well as Montessori training that is recognized by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) and/or Association of Montessori International (AMI). MACTE & AMI are the leading international governing bodies that assure your child's instructors meet the exacting standards of Dr. Maria Montessori. Our staff are also trained in standard CPR/First Aid. Our staff adhere to all policies and procedures at AMSD as well as guidelines/policies set out by the
Ministry of Education, Health and Fire Departments. All staff annually (or when needed) review all policies and procedures and sign off to indicate their knowledge and understanding of all of our policies. Records are maintained at AMSD for a minimum of 3 years in a safe/secure location.
Archway Montessori School seeks to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success through development-appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles. Our school promotes a safe, orderly, caring, and supportive environment. Each student's self-esteem is fostered by positive relationships with students and staff. We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members actively involved in our students' learning.
Our mission at Archway Montessori School is to implement the philosophy, practices and curriculum of Dr. Maria Montessori and her method of education. To this end, we have prepared an environment that is engaging and responsive to each child at each stage of development
Archway Montessori School is licensed by the Ministry of Education and is approved by various provincial and local licensing agencies (health, fire, building code...); as well, we are in full compliance with the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014