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At The Ancaster Montessori School, we take pride in providing Montessori early learning childcare with exceptional outcomes in Ancaster. Our Montessori school, along with additional daycare services, offers a thoughtfully crafted curriculum that equips your children with the necessary tools to unlock their potential and explore the world around them. Committed to the Montessori principles, our dedicated team of educators caters to each child's individual needs, nurturing their love for learning.


Our mission is to empower your child with knowledge and foster personal growth through specialized Montessori education and early childhood development activities. Our Montessori school, complete with before and after-school daycare in Ancaster, creates a nurturing, enriching, and enjoyable environment that supports your child's learning journey. With small class sizes and a high teacher-child ratio, we ensure your child's unique needs are met within our safe and comfortable care.

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Over the years, we have put countless children on the path to success.

About Us

The Ancaster Montessori School was originally opened in 1984 by Daylene Lumis. The school is licensed by the Ministry of Education. It is family owned and operated by Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) accredited teachers who have been trained either under the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) or the American Montessori Society (AMS).

The Ancaster Montessori School offers an authentic Montessori program for children ages 15 months to 6 years. Our program is bilingual, with an immersion experience in French and English. Music lessons are available at an additional cost.

Helping Young Minds Blossom

At The Ancaster Montessori School, we are committed to providing each child with the necessary impetus to develop and bloom into a well-rounded individual. Helping children learn through fun activities, games, and music lessons, we are dedicated to ensuring the holistic development of your child. With the support of our caring and attentive staff, we strive to bring out the best in each child. At The Ancaster Montessori School, an early learning childcare in Ancaster, we firmly believe that a child's character is shaped in the formative years. We have designed a unique and well-thought-out bilingual program for young children with this as our motivation. 

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Value and Mission

At The Ancaster Montessori School, we recognize the uniqueness of every child, celebrating their diverse skill sets and distinctive personalities. Our dedicated focus lies in providing a stimulating and dynamic ideal Montessori environment for early learning childcare in Ancaster, encouraging children to explore the boundless opportunities surrounding them.


Understanding that the foundation of personality development begins in the early years, our mission is to cultivate young minds within a vibrant and energetic atmosphere rooted in values. We are committed to nurturing responsible young children by fostering a love for learning through engaging and scientific Montessori activities. Reach out to us to delve deeper into our specialized program and curriculum tailored for early learners in Ancaster.

Experienced Teachers

At The Ancaster Montessori School, we take pride in our team of qualified and experienced teachers who possess extensive expertise in instructing young children. These attentive and responsive educators are well-versed in effective teaching techniques, ensuring that children grasp concepts with ease. Our teachers are dedicated to creating a nurturing environment where each child feels comfortable expressing themselves and eagerly anticipates the learning process. Explore our curriculum further by getting in touch with us.

Our Learning Environment

Within our community at The Ancaster Montessori School, we offer a rich learning environment comprising four newly-renovated classrooms, a charming fenced-in playground, an auditorium utilized for recess during adverse weather conditions and social events, as well as access to other rooms within the Ryerson United Church, including the inviting Fireside room.


Enrollment at The Ancaster Montessori School begins for children aged between 15 months and 3 years. Our comprehensive Casa Montessori program spans three years, with parents making a commitment on a yearly basis. We believe in the importance of a three-year commitment to quality Montessori Casa education. Applications for admission to our upcoming summer and fall programs open on February 1st and are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact Us

Get in touch with our staff to book an appointment today. We will be pleased to give you a tour of our facility and curriculum. We are accepting registrations throughout the school year as space permits and in January and February for upcoming programs.

The secret of good teaching is to regard the child’s intelligence as a fertile field in which seeds may be sown, to grow under the heat of a flaming imagination.

– Dr. Maria Montessori


Unleash your child's potential with our specialized Montessori education. Book a tour today to experience exceptional early learning childcare at The Ancaster Montessori School.

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