Young 5's/Montessori Kindergarten
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this program state licensed?
This program is licensed by the State of Michigan Department of Education.
How old does my child have to be?
Young 5’s Program
Children must be 4 years old by September 1, 2020 and exhibit program readiness.
Children must be 5 years old by September 1, 2020.
What is the cost?
Students in this classroom will be part of the greater school and will be required to wear uniforms (please see current Student Handbook).
Tuition per student with a 100 hour family service commitment:
Young 5: $2,800
$100 Annual Enrollment Fee per family (non-refundable)
Tuition assistance is available depending on family income.
“The education of even a small child, therefore, does not aim at preparing him for school, but for life.”
Dr. Maria Montessori
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Catholic School offers a Young 5’s program in addition to their regular Montessori Kindergarten program. This program is taught by an experienced certified teacher who is also certified in the Montessori Teaching Method and Licensed by the State of Michigan. Students participate in an active learning environment with hands on learning that will keep their eager minds challenged.
The curriculum aligns with the academic excellence set forth by the Diocese of Gaylord and the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL). We accept children who are ready for Kindergarten and those who may need extra time to ensure a successful Kindergarten experience. You are welcome to stop by or set up a time for a personal tour.