Flint's public Montessori program is housed within Durant Tuuri Mott Elementary (at 1518 University Ave. next to the Flint Children's Museum and Kettering University). The 2019-20 program offers Montessori elementary classrooms serving grades Early K-4 and a pre-kindergarten class. Our vision is to continue to add grades through at least middle school. Students must turn 5 by December 1 in order to be part of the Early 5/kindergarten class.
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Montessori Elementary- The Flint Montessori Elementary program is application-based. To be eligible, students must be Genesee County residents and turn 5 years old by December 1, 2019. The elementary application can be completed online (if you need a paper copy, please visit the Flint Community Schools Administration Building at 923 E. Kearsley St.)
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. (All Flint 4-year-olds exposed to the water crisis currently qualify for free pre-kindergarten through GSRP regardless of income.) Please let us know when you have taken this step so we can help guide you through the rest of the process.