BRPS Montessori

Last Updated: 10/15/2018 6:56 PM

The elementary grades at Black River Public School follow the Montessori Method of instruction, with accommodation made for standardized testing requirements. This method differs from the style of instruction to which most parents and students are accustomed, and it forms a perfect foundation for Black River's educational mission and teaching philosophy.

In making a school choice for your child, parents are invited to carefully read our Montessori information, ask questions and visit our classrooms to inform yourselves fully about what you should expect from the Black River elementary program.

Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.

Montessori Materials!
A great way to support your classroom teacher and our elementary program is through the purchase of additional materials for our classrooms. Check with your teacher for his/her "Wish List", then go to the sites below to find and order the materials:

Want to Know More?

Montessori at Black River

Montessori Today
by Paula Polk Lillard
Amazon link

Montessori a Modern Approach
by Paula Polk Lillard
Amazon link

The Science Behind the Genius
by Angeline Stoll Lillard
Amazon link

American Montessori Society

Montessori Philosophy, AGE 3-12+ years


513 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616.355.0055 x302