Our Story

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Battle Creek Montessori Academy is a tuition-free kindergarten through eight-grade public school

Here, we celebrate children’s natural desire to learn, we encourage them to move at their own pace, and we embrace their unique learning style.

We provide bus transportation for students to and from BCMA via hub-style stops throughout Battle Creek.

We offer a full-day, tuition-based preschool program five days a week to children who are age four and potty trained.

Our multi-age classrooms are lead by state and Montessori certified teachers that guide students through long blocks of uninterrupted work time. The Montessori method allows for individualized learning within the classroom.


Battle Creek Montessori Academy educates students through Montessori methods and character development leading to intellectual curiosity and academic excellence, developing children who are self-reliant, peaceful, embrace diversity and contribute meaningfully to their community.


Battle Creek Montessori Academy will be the choice K-8 school in Calhoun County.

Our school is based on the Montessori Philosophy:

  1. Children are to be respected as different from adults and as individuals who are different from one another.
  2. Children create themselves through purposeful activity.
  3. We must nurture the whole child and not just teach a body of knowledge.
  4. Students learn through exposure to many resources and through hands-on activities.