It's re-enrollment time again, and many of the parents of 4 & 5-year-olds are trying to decide whether or not they should keep their children in Montessori for kindergarten or attend the local public schools.
It's a fair question, and it deserves a detailed answer. There is no one correct answer for every child. Often the decision depends on each family's priorities and how strongly parents sense that one school or another is the right match for their children.
Although each family must make this decision on their own, we would like to share a number of the most important advantages that will benefit your child when you decide to keep your child in the Montessori for the kindergarten year.