Our School


    Why families choose Montessori School of Wausau

  • Dedicated Staff: Ask any current or former parent about Montessori School of Wausau and they will remark on the quality of the wonderful teachers at our school. Our long-term faculty members are early childhood professionals who are committed, certified and degreed, and dedicated to the education and development of young children.
  • Strong Sense of Family and Community: The strength of our parent and staff relationships makes for a close, family-like community at Montessori School of Wausau. Parents and faculty work together for the betterment of each child and in all aspects of school operation. Founded in 1970, we are a nonprofit corporation governed by a parent/staff board of directors with a long and successful history in the Wausau area.
  • High quality education that is affordable and flexible: We believe all families deserve to provide their children with the best educational foundation. We make it a priority to keep our operating costs as low as possible. We offer flexible scheduling options to support our students and their families changing needs.
  • Convenient Location: Only minutes from downtown Wausau, we are centrally located in a quiet residential neighborhood, with easy access 1-39/US 51.

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    Our Programs and Classrooms (photo of classroom)

  • Creative Learning Center Preschool Enrichment Program.
  • The Creative Learning Center (CLC) enhances the Montessori Classroom, providing additional learning activities, socialization, and academic skill building. Classroom hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Children attending may also attend ½ day Montessori Classes. Families can wrap the CLC around the Montessori classroom schedule as needed on a part-time or full-time basis. Creative Learning Center is also available on an hourly basis.

  • Montessori Preschool Program: Morning/Afternoon Classes available. (photo of classroom)
  • Montessori Curriculum. Both the morning and afternoon classes offer a 3-day program or a 5 day program. The morning classes run from 8:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. and the afternoon classes run from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Full day scheduling includes the half day Montessori Preschool and the Creative Learning Center classroom providing a full day of quality education and fun activities.
    Each preschool class consists of a group of approximately 15-20 children ranging in age from 2 ½ to 6 years of age. This age grouping allows for modeling by the older children, great socialization and individualized instruction. The social nature of the classroom and its emphasis upon respect and concern for others and materials, create an atmosphere in which cooperative interactions flourish. Academic skills acquired in the preschool program include creative thinking, reading, writing, and math.

  • Summer Enrichment Program

Lunch and Snack:
As your partner in caring for your child’s needs, Montessori School of Wausau is willing to work with you to make the accomodations necessary to prevent any exposure that would trigger food allergy and/or intolerance symptoms. If your child has any food allergies or special diet requirements, the school must be notified in writing, including symptoms resulting from the allergy and the remedies and precautions to be taken.


Snack Time:
A nutritious snack is provided midway through the AM and PM sessions. Upon enrolling, a snack fee is added to each family’s bill to help supply snacks. Lunch: For those children that stay during the lunch hour, lunch is served close to 11:30 a.m. and is brought from home. We provide a milk beverage.

    Outside Playground
    We have a safe and spacious playground filled with equipment and toys that the Children absolutely love! The children will play outdoors whenever the weather is permitting.

  • Playhouse
  • Swings
  • Sandbox and sand toys
  • Balls and List of equipment
  • Fresh woodchips each Spring
  • Slide
  • Helicopter
  • Merry go round bikes
  • Climbing tower

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Preschool, Kindergarten, 4K, 2.5 to 6 years old, flexible schedules, daycare rates, family like atmosphere, Summer Program, non-profit, Parent Run School, parent board, Creative Learning Center, Montessori Curriculum, Providing daycare to the following communities: DC Everest, Rothschild, Weston, Rib Mountain, Wausau, Wausau East, Wausau West, Mosinee, Marathon, Ringle, Hewitt, Town of Maine, Merrill, Town of Texas, Brokaw, Stettin, Schofield, Kronenwetter, Rib Falls, Edgar, Wausau Wisconsin.