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Welcome to The New School Montessori Center

Established in 1984, The New School Montessori Center is an independent Montessori school in Holly Springs, NC, serving infants through eighth grade.

We provide a highly individualized learning environment that places each child at the center of all we do. Our holistic programs feature hands-on materials, developmentally appropriate and engaging environments, and a project-based and interdisciplinary curricula taught by highly qualified Montessori and specialty teaching teams.



Infants and Toddlers
Ages 6 weeks to 2 years
Infants & Toddlers
Children's House
Ages 3 years to 6 years
Children’s House
Elementary Programs
Ages 6 to 12 years
Elementary Programs
Middle School
Ages 12 to 15 years
Adolescent Program
“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” ~ Dr. Maria Montessori

Latest News

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Modified Schedule

In response to health concerns caused by the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the school is temporarily closed.

Our anticipated opening date is May 18. Please visit the headings below for more information.

News & Updates
Latest news related to our COVID-19 closure

Frequently Asked Questions
General FAQs

Distance Learning
Links to our online educational resources and classes

Prospective Families
We are currently offering tours via phone and Zoom conference. Please email us at info@montessoricenter.org or call (919) 303-3636 between 9am and 1pm to arrange a time!

We look forward to seeing everyone in person soon!

The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, “The children are working as if I did not exist.” – Dr. Maria Montessori