Magnolia Montessori Academy opened its doors in August 2013 and was started by a group of like-minded parents who had a wish to provide more Montessori education in a neighborhood setting to more students in Polk County. Magnolia Montessori’s 5-acre campus is nestled among the trees in the heart of Lakeland, FL.

Respect for the Child

We respect the child's freedom to choose, move, choose their work, and correct their own mistakes.

Mixed-age Classes

Children learn by watching and interacting with other children. Teachers learn each student's learning style.

Montessori Materials

Children use sensory-based learning tools that isolate a skill or concept, encourage hands-on learning, and problem-solving.

Alumni

STUDENTS TESTIMONIALS
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Ryan Marmol SAID
ALUMNI

Magnolia Montessori Academy is a wonderfully delightful school. The teachers are
supportive and encourage the curious young minds of the students.

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Amelie Valentine SAID
ALUMNI

Magnolia Montessori provided an encouraging, positive environment for me to learn and grow.

Why choose us

Child-centered learning

Focus on developmental stages

Individualized learning

Hands-on learning

Student-led garden

Focus on healthy eating

Go green initiatives

Teach Your Parent sessions

Annual art show

Service learning

Contact Us

  • Phone 863-797-4991
  • 1540 New Jersey Rd
  • Lakeland, FL

Call us to schedule a time to tour the school

FOUNDED 2013

Magnolia Montessori Academy
opened in 2013 to provide more
Montessori to Polk County.

STUDENTS: 130

Students develop strong
citizenship, leadership, and
social emotional skills.

FOLLOW-THE-CHILD

If a child needs more time, she is
given time to learn a skill. If she has
mastered it, she can explore further.

LOCATION: LAKELAND, FL

Centrally-located in Lakeland
and nestled among the trees
on five acres of property.

TEACHER-STUDENT: 1:12

Children receive the attention
and support they need to reach
their full potential.

PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL

MMA's public charter school serves
students from Kindergarten thru
Grade 6.

Latest news

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Cosmic Fund

Golf Tournament

Open Enrollment

Events

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See our calendar of events.

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