Who we are

Allen Montessori Academy was established in 1982 and it was the first, original Montessori school in Allen, Texas.

Our mission is to offer a warm, loving, high quality, year-round education to children 6 weeks to age 6 years old.

We are a school that awakens children's imaginations to the limitless possibilities in life, and a community in which children and adults find friendships and support. As the first formal educational experience for our students, our program is designed to provide a lasting foundation of skills and positive attitudes to support a lifetime of learning.

At our school, everyone is encouraged to ask questions and broaden their understandings of themselves, others, and the world around them. We incorporate the values and methodology developed by Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952). Our classrooms are structured to address each child's individual needs, strengths and passions.

Success in our school is directly related to our Montessori certified, dedicated teachers, (some of whom have been with Allen Montessori Academy for over 12 years, others more than 6) and the belief in which children develop of themselves as capable, self-directed, and independent. Dr. Maria Montessori developed her specialized, hands-on curriculum methods over a century ago based on years of observing children learning. Each classroom environment contains a wide range of materials that attract the child’s interest and present concepts in a carefully sequenced order, under the watchful guidance of Montessori-prepared teachers.

Latest News

October 27, 2015 Fall Party!! October 30th, Fall party and parade!!!
September 22, 2015 Open House! Tuesday, Sept. 29th 6.30 pm All interested parents of children 6wks - 6 years are invited to come visit our school, see the classrooms and meet the teachers and current parents of AMA family.  
You get to ask questions about our program and extra curricular activities.

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My daughter is now 20 months old, and she has attended Allen Montessori Academy in Allen, TX since she was 3 months old. I cannot say enough wonderful things about Allen Montessori Academy! During the day when I am at work, I feel very assured knowing that my daughter is being loved and cared for in such a wonderful educational environment. My daughter absolutely loves her schooling, and I am very pleased that she considers her school such a positive place to be. The entire staff at Allen Montessori Academy is knowledgeable, caring, attentive, loving, and trustworthy. I know I owe a lot of my daughter's advanced development to her schooling at Allen Montessori Academy. At just 20 months old she loves to read, she shows concern and respect for other children, she says please and thank you, ...
My daughter adores her teacher and staff. She has learned so much in this school, we are very happy in AMA. Big thanks to all the staff!
I have volunteered at AMA during past summer months and the one thing that puts it far and above other schools is the teaching staff. The teachers here do focus on providing the best Montessori education, and thus laying a sound foundation that will help them in their future educational careers. However, they go past just laying an educational foundation, but help to shape and mold the character of their students. The students learn to respect others, themselves, and their education. They learn valuable life skills that sometimes get overlooked, but that will probably help them more.
We have been in AMA for a few years now and I can't even begin to explain how much we LOVE this school. From the top notch management, to the last teacher. There is virtually NO TURN AROUND, which is unheard of if you look at any other daycares. It says a lot! The staff must like working there as well. The montessori education is fantastic, the teachers are Montessori certified. My children are much more advanced in any areas of life then any of their peers. All of my family members are super impressed with their knowledge and behavior. Superior value and very affordable! Highly recommend it to anyone!
I have two daughters, both of which have attended Allen Montessori Academy. We visited just about every major and some in-home childcare facilities before we settled on AMA. There was a night and day difference between AMA and the others. It was clear to us on our first visit that the educators at AMA were passionate about montessori teachings and practices and were not simply there to provide daycare. If you value education and are looking for a place to help your child learn both practical life and academically, AMA is that GREAT place.

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