"[Montessori]...the surest route to joining the creative elite, which are so overrepresented by the schools' alumni that one might begin to suspect a Montessori Mafia" - 2011 Wall St Journal article


A Few of the Many Successful and Influential Montessori Educated


Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Founders, Google.com


"You can't understand Google," says Wired, "unless you know [its founders] were Montessori kids...In a Montessori school, you paint because you have something to express or you just want to...not because the teacher said so.  This is baked into Larry and Sergey...it's how their brains were programmed early on."   www.wired.com


Jeff Bezos, Founder, Amazon.com

Beyonce Knowles, Entertainer

Peter Drucker, Management Consultant

Will Wright - creator of Sims

Yo Yo Ma, Cellist

David Blaine, Magician

Katherine Graham, Owner, The Washington Post

Julia Child, French Chef

Little Prince George


Welcome to the Montessori Family!

Gentle Instruction is only the beginning at Young Explorers.  Our school community provides a vibrant lifestyle, embellished with birthday parties, concerts for Grandparents, and celebrations of personal achievements!


Brilliant Babies Infant Care

Toddler Nursery School

Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten

After School Club - open on snow days Summer Adventure Camp (K - 6th graders)


School Hours: 6:30 am to 6:30 pm


All programs use the Montessori Method and have child care wrap-around.


We enthusiastically practice the world-renowned Montessori Method of individualized, not standardized, learning.


Montessori students:


Work at their own pace, not set time limits

Value free thinking, not conformity to a norm

Are doing, not pretending

Use their natural curiousity

Freely move about the classroom

Enjoy a beautiful environment filled with lessons


See Contact at top for the Enrollment Form there to reserve your child's place.


Proudly serving the communities of Avon, Avon Lake, Westlake, Bay Village, and North Ridgeville!


Enrollment order is as follows:


1. Students currently enrolled in other locations

2. Siblings of currently enrolled students

3. Legacy Students in families formerly enrolled

4. New students based on the date of receipt of enrollment fee



Thank you for visiting. Please call Karen or Ashley at 440-934-0199 to chat or just drop by to see for yourself what the possibilites are for your family.