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Daily Schedule

Montessori School Student

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While daily routines can vary depending on the weather, time of year, and special events, a typical day follows the schedule shown below. For detailed information about our curriculum, click here.
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Morning Program

8:50–9:10 a.m. Drop-off and welcoming of the children
9:10–10:45 a.m. Circle/work time
10:45–11:15 a.m. Playground activities
11:15–11:45 a.m. Work time
11:45–12 noon Calendar/story/end of day
12 noon–12:15 Pickup

Afternoon Preschool

12:50–1:10 p.m. Drop-off and welcoming of the children
1:10–1:45 p.m. Circle/work time
1:45–2:15 p.m. Playground activities
2:15–3:45 p.m. Work time
3:45–4:00 p.m. Calendar/story/end of day
4:00–4:15 p.m. Pickup

Extended Primary Program

9:00 a.m.–12 noon Your choice of a.m. classes
12 noon–12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45–1:15 p.m. Playground activities
1:15–2:45 p.m. Circle/work time
2:45–3:00 p.m. End of day
3:00–3:15 p.m. Pickup

Joining Us Before/After Class Time

Children joining us for childcare will be brought to or from their classrooms for childcare at their classroom start or end times. If your child has not been picked up by 15 minutes after class, they will automatically be clocked into childcare. Click here for our before and after care general schedule.

Observe a Class

By observing a class you will get a feel for the environment and curriculum. Feel free to observe multiple classrooms to make sure you have the best fit possible for your child.

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Goals of the Classroom

Our classrooms, which we call the prepared environment, will allow your child a great deal of independence within a defined structure.

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Choosing the Right Class

Our teachers can offer invaluable guidance. We want your child to be happy and successful at Fountainhead, just as you do.

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About Our Staff

Ninety percent of our head teachers have over 10 years of Montessori classroom experience. They are loving, creative, respectful, and supportive educators.

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Is Montessori right for my child?

Observe a class and see if Fountainhead is the best placement for your family. By observing a class you will get a feel for the environment and curriculum. Feel free to observe multiple classrooms to make sure you have the best fit possible for your child.