U.S. Dept. of Education National Blue Ribbon School

Congratulations to Okemos Public Montessori at Central for
being named a "2016 National Blue Ribbon School" by the U.S.  Department of Education!!

A Tradition of Quality
Okemos Public Schools have an extraordinary track record for high quality education. The Okemos Public Montessori classrooms, while differing in method than a traditional classroom, are no different in their goal for excellence in education.

Welcome to Okemos Public Montessori @ Central! 

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"We do not believe in the educative power of words and commands alone, but seek cautiously, and almost without the child's knowing it, to guide his natural activity."
- Dr. Maria Montessori

The enrollment period for Okemos Public Montessori @ Central has closed.     In-district residents - please contact your home school to enroll.  

BEGINDERGARTEN - enrollment is full for 2017-18  For information on enrollment for the 2018-19 school year please check this website in April 2018 for updates.  Click here for more information on the Begindergarten classroom. 


Due to the many requests and limited openings, school informational tours are conducted in February and March.  The tours are on Wednesdays & begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.   Our principal, Mrs. Hallman, will walk you through the school building and answer  your questions about our Montessori program and registration process. You will see students and staff at work.  The tour lasts between 1 hour & 11/2 hours. No registration is required to attend!      Please revist this site in February 2018 for updates!

INFORMATION NIGHT  6PM TO 7PM - Kindergarten through 4th grade  Updates will be posted in February 2018.

  • A teacher from 1st/2nd and 3rd/4th grades will be present, classrooms are open for viewing and the registration process for grades K - 4th grade will be explained.  Begins promptly at 6pm in the library. No registration required!

  • Application link for PPK please click here.   Please  contact  kim.burchman@okemosk12.net or 706-5023 with all questions regarding enrollment, tuition, etc in the 3 & 4 yr old PPK half day morning.