18 Months to 6th Grade

Our children have discovered two important qualities – empathy and curiosity. Who could ask for better than that? (alumni parent)

An education capable of saving humanity is no small undertaking; it involves the spiritual development of man, the enhancement of
his value as an individual, and the preparation of young people to understand the times in which they live. (Maria Montessori)

Thanks for opening up so many worlds to her (alumni parent)

A child is a discoverer (Maria Montessori)

News & Announcements

Why is Handwriting Important?

September 28, 2018
So, are handwriting skills critical to your child's success? What's lost as tech- savvy young children learn to tap, swipe and touch screens before they... Full Details >

Maryland Gazette Honors MICH!

September 28, 2018
We are pleased to announce that we have once again won the Maryland Gazette's Readers Choice Award for Best Montessori School! This outstanding achievement is... Full Details >

Fifth Year in a Row!

September 28, 2018
We are pleased to announce that we have won the Capital Readers Choice Award for Best Montessori School for the 5th year in a row!... Full Details >

Montessori Overview Infographic

May 21, 2017
Star Bright Montessori has produced this infographic which succinctly summarizes the highlights of the Montessori method. Click here to view the full article


Summer Programs & Office Closed
Jul 4 – Jul 5 all-day
First Time Primary Parents – Orientation
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Days of School
Aug 26 – Aug 28 all-day
  • Returning Toddlers start 8/26; Toddlers new to the class start 8/27.
  • All Primary Full Day students start 8/26; Half Day students returning to the class start 8/27; Half Day students new to the class start 8/28.
  • Lower Elementary students returning to their class start 8/26; all students new to lower elementary start 8/27.
  • Upper Elementary students returning to the class start on 8/26; upper elementary students (including all 4th years) new to the class start 8/27.
Elementary Parents – Back to School Night (mandatory)
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tears & Cheers – Parent Social @ MICH
Aug 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

The PTO’s traditional Tears & Cheers will take place at the MICH picnic pavilion, next to the soccer field. After you have dropped off your children, please leave the driveway and return at 8:30 am for the social. We will have plenty of parking spots after the drop off process has concluded at 8:30. Overflow parking will be available on the soccer field 9 (weather permitting).