Flint has free, public Montessori education.
Montessori is a learning method that can be used throughout early childhood, elementary and secondary school. Families in Flint, MI now have access to a free, public choice to for Montessori education in pre-kindergarten and elementary school through the Flint Community Schools Montessori program at Durant Tuuri Mott.
Whether your family already knows and loves Montessori education or whether you are curious about an option for school that offers hands-on learning, and freedom of choice (within limits), this is a resource for you to learn more about Montessori education in Flint.
Montessori for Flint has worked with Flint Community schools to define precisely what that means for the Flint Montessori program. Please review our "Program Expectations for Montessori Classrooms" to learn more.
Elementary Applications for the 2022-23 School Year Now Open!
The elementary program will serve grades K-6. To be eligible, students must be at least 5 years old by December 1, 2022 and live in Genesee County. (Current Flint Montessori students do not need to re-apply.) Applications are still available for the 2022-23 year for the Kindergarten and 4th-6th grade classrooms.
Montessori Pre-Kindergarten- The Montessori pre-kindergarten program is the part of the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP). To begin the pre-registration process please visit www.geneseepreschool.org or call (810) 591-KIDS. Be sure to select Flint Durant Tuuri Mott Elementary Montessori-GSRP as your preferred program. (GSRP eligibility criteria apply.) Please call the Flint Community Schools early childhood office at (810) 767-8018 when you have taken this step so they can help guide you through the rest of the process. We have developed a guide to help families through this process.