Where learning

is safe and fun

Welcome to Bear Lake Montessori Academy! We provide high quality education based on the principles of Doctor Maria Montessori.


Age Group: 12 months – 6 Years


Register Now!


We are located at 3320 SR 436 Apopka FL 32703. Call 407-786-2255 for more information!


We are excited to announce our future location at 843 N 434 Altamonte Springs, FL 32714!



  • What is a Montessori school & who was it developed by?

    The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood.

  • When was the Montessori method developed?

    Maria Montessori began to develop her philosophy and methods in 1897, attending courses in pedagogy at the University of Rome. n 1907, she opened her first classroom.

  • What is the difference between Montessori & traditional education?

    Montessori emphasizes learning through all five senses. Children in Montessori classes learn at their own, individual pace and according to their own choice of activities from hundreds of possibilities.

  • Are Montessori children successful later in life?

    Research studies show that Montessori children are well prepared for later life academically, socially, and emotionally. In addition to scoring well on standardized tests.