At a Glance

Harborlight Montessori offers a uniquely well-rounded Montessori education from 4 months through 14 years. Below you will find general information about the school and its programs.



Infant (starting at 4 months) through Grade 8


245 students

Average class size:

Infant-Toddler House: 7; Children’s House through Upper School: 15


35 Montessori Teachers, minimum two-teachers per classroom



Toddler House (4)

Children’s House (6)

Lower Elementary (2)

Upper Elementary (2)

Middle School

Academic Year Hours:

7:30 am    School opens, Early Morning A-Block, all grades

8:15 am    Class begins, Grades 1-8

8:30 am   Class begins, Children’s House

8:45 am   Class begins, Infant & Toddler House

11:30 am   Half-Day dismissal, Children’s House

11:45 am   Half-Day dismissal, Infant & Toddler House

1:00 pm   Lunch dismissal, Children’s House

2:45 pm   Academic-Day dismissal, Grades 1-6

3:00 pm   Academic-Day dismissal, Children’s House

3:15 pm   Academic-Day dismissal, Infant & Toddler House and Grades 7-8

4:30 pm   Extended-Day B Block and Creative Discovery dismissal

5:30 pm   Extended-Day C Block dismissal, School closes

Summer Program and Vacation Child Care

Harborlight is pleased to offer a  year-round, all-day Montessori experience.

See Summer & Vacation Programs.

Accreditation and Affiliation:

Montessori Institute – New England (accredited) in partnership with Endicott College and Gordon College

American Montessori Society (accredited)

Association of Independent Schools of New England (accredited)

Montessori Schools of Massachusetts (member)

Licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Education, Early Education and Care


Students enrolled represent 35 surrounding cities and towns.


For more information about Harborlight Montessori and our infant/toddler, preschool, elementary, or middle school programs, please make an appointment to visit our Beverly, Ma campus. You can contact us here