About Village Gate Montessori School

Thank you for your interest in Village Gate Montessori School. Our school is located on beautiful Wilson St. at the gate of historic Ancaster village. We are an authentic Montessori preschool established in 2006. Our Casa program fosters positive learning within a prepared environment through a diverse set of Montessori materials, activities and experiences. With the direction of specially trained staff your child will have the opportunity to explore and interact in an environment that will stimulate:

  • Curiosity, initiative, confidence and independence
  • Self-esteem, decision making and problem-solving capabilities
  • Complex thinking and creativity
  • Fine motor development
  • Respect for each other and the environment
  • Communication and etiquette skills
  • A love of learning


We are currently accepting registration applications for the 2017-18 school year. We warmly invite all prospective families to visit us and learn more about our program. Kindly complete the form below and a Staff member will contact you within 24 hours to book an appointment.

School Schedule

Hours of Operation:

  • Village Gate Montessori School is open weekdays 9:00 am to 2:55 pm
  • Casa Class, 2 ½ to 5 years

Class Schedule:

  • Half Day a.m., Monday to Friday 9:00-11:30
  • Half day p.m., Monday to Friday 12:30-3:00
  • Full day, Monday to Friday 9:00 to *2:55 for children aged 3 years 8 mos.
  • Doors open daily at 8:45 am. Please arrive by 9:00 am. For afternoon arrival please plan to arrive as close to 12:30 as possible to help facilitate lunch time agenda.

PLEASE NOTE: CCEYA regulation require that preschool aged children may not spend more than 6 hours in our program.