• Welcome To Westside Montessori Academy

    Independent Preschool and Elementary School, Kindergarten to Grade 7
    • Montessori Education Method

      The unique education philosophy set out by Dr. Maria Montessori aims to develop the child’s innate desire to learn.

    • Individualized Attention

      A small school that allows for relationships to be built between parents and teachers in supporting each child.

    • Co-Curricular Programs

      Children are exposed to art, theatre, music, outdoor and indoor sports, yoga, and languages.

    • Community Involvement

      Children are involved in projects to encourage them to look beyond their own needs to those of the greater community.

  • What Makes Westside Montessori Academy the Best Choice for Your Child?

  • Our Mission

    Westside Montessori Academy’s mission is to provide a safe, supportive educational environment that will nurture every child’s natural curiosity for learning.

    We are committed to providing the tools, the guides, and the prepared environment necessary to allow each child to reach his or her full potential both socially, and academically.

    WMA Expectations

    It is expected that all individuals (students and adults) treat each other with respect and courtesy and conduct themselves in a manner that will promote safety and security for all.

    It is expected that all students and staff individual needs are honored and accepted.

    Our Principles

    • Every child is a unique person
    • All children instinctively want to develop their skills and understanding
    • Children learn through discovery
    • Children are capable of self-directed learning
    • Children are encouraged to work at their own pace, either individually or in co-operation with others
    • Mixed age groups provide opportunities for the children to develop their social abilities and leadership skills
  • Meet Our Educators
  • News & Events

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      “Makers” in the Montessori Classroom
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      WMA Open House Events
      Our open house events are coming up! Learn all about our academy, explore the Montessori method, and meet our experienced and caring staff. This is [...]
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      Wellness for Better Learning
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