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 3 and 4 years. 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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Orders can be placed now for yearbooks by visiting  Books are $45. For more information, click here.


(3 and 4-year old programs available)

2020/2021 Preschool Application

2021/2022 Preschool Application

Be sure to view our virtual classroom tour and sign up for a Zoom Informational Session before you apply.


(Kindergarten-8th Grade)

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

Sterling’s 2020-21 Charter Lottery Waitlists

The 2020-2021 Lottery that was held on March 2nd. The date of the last update for a waitlist is appended to each. Updates to the waitlists will ONLY be made when there are changes to report. Placement of students in the 1st–8th grades will begin when the current school year ends in mid-June. Please note that Sterling will continue to make offers of enrollment through the first 35 days of school.

Kindergarten (10-15-20)
First Grade (10-15-20)
Second Grade (10-15-20)
Third Grade (10-15-20)
Fourth Grade (10-15-20)
Fifth Grade (10-15-20)
Sixth Grade (10-15-20)
Seventh Grade (10-15-20)
Eighth Grade (10-15-20)

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For general information about Sterling Montessori's K-8th admission and lottery process and a link to the 2021/22 application please visit our Charter Admission's pageThe 2021/22 Lottery Application process will open Wednesday, January 6, 2021 and close Sunday, February 7, 2021.

Visit the Charter Tours and Information Session page for more information about Sterling Montessori.

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2 copy.jpgWe are now accepting applications for the 2021/22 School Year!  Come learn about our Academy Preschool program!


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We share with our community our updated Reopening Plans v3 for the remainder of our 2020-21 school year.  We will continue to update Sterling's COVID-19 procedures based on guidance for NCDHHS.

Information on Blended Learning and our continued Distance Learning Tracks for both our Academy (PK3/PK4) and Charter (K-8th) students. We appreciate the continued partnership of our familes!

We are introducing new CARPOOL PROCEDURES for Blended Learning Families.  Please review to know the proper route for your family.

January - June 2021 Group Schedule for Blended Learners returning to campus available HERE

Overview of health screenings and criteria to return to school