Welcome to Montessori School of Duluth

Montessori School of Duluth is the premiere Montessori option in Duluth. We offer programs that serve Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Elementary-age children from 16 months to 6th grade. We inspire a love for learning that lets our graduates go on to excel in the finest independent and public schools in Duluth and beyond.


We accept applications year-round, and keep a waitlist when needed. Schedule your tour now!

We’re committed to exceptional Montessori education. Our Toddler Community offers high-quality care with flexible scheduling for working parents. Our Children’s House preschool program sparks curiosity and a love for learning through student-directed activities. Our Elementary teachers are committed to providing individualized curriculum to meet the needs of each student.

Montessori School of Duluth is rated 4 stars by Parent Aware, which is the highest rating possible.


Montessori is a natural fit for divergent learners or students with learning differences because of the extended work periods, emphasis on cursive writing, hands-on learning materials, and individualized curriculum. Our caring staff makes all the difference!


+ Small class sizes
+ Caring, qualified teachers
+ Proven child-centered curriculum
+ Active play in updated playgrounds
+ Home-like environment
+ Convenient hot lunch & after care
+ Welcoming atmosphere

We look forward to meeting you!

  • An MSD family
    "We chose MSD for our family because of its small, schoolhouse feel and low staff turnover. It's apparent every day that everyone in the building enjoys their job, and I know our child is well cared for!"
    An MSD family
  • The Garramone family
    "Our daughter said to me, 'I love my school because everyone is kind and friendly.'  We're excited to send our second daughter to preschool and can't wait to see the growth. Thank you MSD staff for all you've done for our family!"
    The Garramone family
  • Parent of a 4yo student
    "We've loved our experience at MSD. Our son has been at the school for two years and has grown so much both socially and academically. We've noticed an obvious growth in his curiosity in EVERYTHING! He asks questions constantly and never stops exploring the world around him."
    Parent of a 4yo student
  • The Garramone family
    "As an educator and a parent, my husband and I are so pleased with Montessori School of Duluth and its methods and philosophies for teaching. We're truly impressed and delighted to see the growth in our four-year-old daughter. She grew not only in academics, but socially and emotionally as well, with the Montessori teaching philosophy and kind, friendly staff."
    The Garramone family
  • Parent of a 4yo student
    "The staff at Duluth Montessori has really nurtured his curiosity and exploration through the their time, energy, and commitment to the Montessori model."
    Parent of a 4yo student
  • Parent of a 26mo student
    "My daughter loves the toddler program! She calls it her 'work,' and always has plenty of stories to tell after 'work!' "
    Parent of a 26mo student



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Montessori School of Duluth is a non-profit, 501(c) 3 organization. We value, welcome, and celebrate a diverse population. The school treats all students and staff, and applicants for enrollment and employment, without unlawful discrimination as to race, creed, color, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.