Montessori Education from Lake Mary Montessori


Montessori History and Philosophy

Montessori Education is based on the work of Italian Pediatrician Dr. Maria Montessori, whose research gave birth to an educational system that had grown worldwide. Dr. Montessori developed a philosophy based on the natural development of children and their intrinsic desire to explore, discover, and learn from the world around them. Her philosophy encompasses primary […]

Montessori Accreditation

We are accredited by The American Montessori Society (AMS), the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and The Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA). We are affiliated with the International Montessori Council. Under the guidance of Montessori teachers the children progress with excitement and confidence.


Sheila and Scott Linville Sheila Linville Founder and Executive Director Born in a small  community in Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, Sheila is a graduate of Centenary College, an all women’s school, where she graduated with a B.S. in Communications and Development. Sheila subsequently graduated from the Orlando Montessori Teacher Education Institute then earned her Masters […]


All Lake Mary Montessori Academy students are required to wear uniforms purchased from Lands’ End. The following is a direct link to that will bring you to the Lake Mary Montessori Academy welcome page. There you can locate a Sears close to you, where you may go and try items on for sizing. LMMA UNIFORM […]

Primary Program

Practical Life There are exercises in practical life skills (developing concentration, independence, fine motor control and co-ordination), sensorial development (refinement of the senses), math, language, geography, history and science (intellectual growth), art and music (creative and aesthetic development), the book corner (for enjoyment, growth in appreciation, relaxation, information), group activities (social skill development through experience), […]

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