Build a strong foundation for life

A child's first years set the foundation for how they view themselves and the world around them for the rest of their life.  Our Montessori program will give your child a sense of confidence based on accomplishmentscompassion for others, and curiosity about the world.  Our specially trained teachers care for children ages 2 months through Kindergarten.  Your child will feel a strong sense of belonging in our classrooms, designed to stimulate the whole child at every stage of development.  

To learn more, read About Us and explore the rest of our site.  Then call 240-813-0713 or schedule a visit online.

We are now accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year.  Early admissions deadline is March 20.  We also have a few immediate openings.  Schedule your tour today!

From our Teachers

  • The Child Centered Environment by Pooja Berry" Things he sees are not just remembered; they form a part of his soul."-- Dr. Maria MontessoriIn a Montessori classroom you will find we take the above quote by Dr. Montessori very seriously. It reflects in everything from the child size furniture to the way a teacher teaches , the reason behind her methods , her approach.Our efforts are to provide a carefully picked environment where no matter which direction a children would look they will find an opportunity to learn. In a typical Montessori classroom all the materials have a set place; a child learns to handle the material with care and respect. Teacher shows/ models to the children how to pick up a tray with ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2015, 8:41 AM by Susan Fletcher
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Open House Saturdays 
Come by for an information session and tours.  Find out more about how your child can thrive at Top Hat Montessori.

10:00am - 11:30am

February 28, 2015
March 21, 2015
April 25, 2015
May 9, 2015
June 20, 2015
July 11, 2015

Open Days are a great opportunity for you to come see our classrooms in action.  These are the "lesser" holidays, when some offices are closed and others are open.  For the convenience of our families, we are open on these days.

Come observe the classes any time between 9am and 11:30am on the following days:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 19, 2015
Presidents' Day, Monday, February 16, 2015