The Montessori School of Dayton is a private non-profit Montessori school located in Kettering, Ohio.


Welcome to the Montessori School of Dayton website!
Founded in 1964, the Montessori School of Dayton has grown into the largest private Montessori school in the Dayton area serving students from toddler years through eighth grade. All of our teachers are trained and certified by The Association Montessori International (AMI) or the American Montessori Society (AMS) as well as being certified by the State of Ohio Board of Education.

Boy reading a book in class as part of the Montessori method of learning

Exploration, Community,
and Leadership

We feel there is no limit to what children can learn and achieve as they advance through subjects as they are ready and in ways that suit their learning style without being limited by the progress of the group.

We welcome you to explore and learn more about Montessori education, the MSD approach and the special community we have built.

A young girl does work in a Dayton Montessori School classrom

Our Mission, Our Passion

At the Montessori School of Dayton, we partner with our diverse community, using authentic Montessori principles, to reveal each child’s innate love of learning and prepare our children to thrive in a complex world.