Charlevoix Childrens House

  • At Charlevoix Children's House we celebrate the child. We are a Montessori community dedicated to providing a learning environment that guides, nurtures, and enriches the individual.
  • Maria Montessori, an Italian physician, developed the Montessori philosophy and method of education in 1896.
  • The premise of her work is that children interact with materials and learn from their environment, not from the teacher.
  • Maria Montessori developed what she called “the prepared environment”. Among its features is an ordered arrangement of learning materials in a noncompetitive atmosphere, which helps each child develop at his/her own rate.
  • Children learn through doing. A child's play is a child's work.
  • At Charlevoix Children's House, the process, not the product, is taught.
  • The ultimate goal is that each child be responsible for his or her own education.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students23 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Charlevoix Childrens House Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
Student : Teacher Ratio23:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlevoix
    St. Mary School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 90 students
    1.6 miles
    1005 Bridge St
    Charlevoix, MI 49720
    (231) 547-9441
    1.6 PK-8
  • Ellsworth
    Grades: PK-8 | 44 students
    13.3 miles
    9541 White St.
    Ellsworth, MI 49729
    (231) 588-2111
    13.3 PK-8
  • Petoskey
    Grades: PK-K | 73 students
    13.5 miles
    416 Connable Ave
    Petoskey, MI 49770
    (231) 487-4563
    13.5 PK-K
  • Petoskey
    Grades: PK-8 | 173 students
    14.2 miles
    414 Michigan St
    Petoskey, MI 49770
    (231) 347-3651
    14.2 PK-8
  • Harbor Springs
    Grades: PK-12 | 139 students
    17.7 miles
    8333 Clayton Rd
    Harbor Springs, MI 49740
    (231) 347-7859
    17.7 PK-12

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