Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School uses the philosophy, methods and didactic material of Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952)...

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The Academy serves children ages 3 and 4. The Academy is a tuition-based program that incorporates proven Montessori principles...

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The Charter School serves children ages 5-14, Kindergarten-8th grade. The Charter School has a lottery-based admissions process... 

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Sterling relies on the generosity of our community to support our mission. Learn all the ways to support our Montessori endeavors....

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The Public Charter Lottery was held on Tuesday March 1, 2022. We will continue to update these lists, as they change. 

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(3 and 4-year old programs available)

2022/2023 Preschool Application.  Information on the Academy Admission process, including tours, available here.


(Kindergarten-8th Grade)

For general information about Sterling Montessori's admissions and lottery process, please visit our Charter Admissions page.

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Click HERE for more information on our AMS Accreditation


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Welcome Back 2022-23_cropped.jpgWe can't wait to see all our community faces back on campus in August!  Digital Welcome Back packets were sent Friday morning, August 5th from your Section Directors.  Please contact your section director with any questions.

In the meantime, please visit our Welcome Back 2022-23 page for additional, helpful links.

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We are currently accepting PRESCHOOL APPLICATIONS for the 2022/23 school year. The Academy is a tuition-based program that serves children of 3 and 4 years. 

Please click here to learn more about our Application process.

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We invite all visitors to explore our 2021/22 Annual Report that celebrates our year, our future plans and all the generosity of giving to support our school.  Thank you to all!


Sterling is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our students, staff and our community.   We follow all NCDHHS guidelines for COVID-19. Please visit our Safe Return to School page for more information on keeping our school safe.

Sterling does not offer a virtual/remote learning option at this time.