Inspire Montessori School

 Situated within the heart of Markham, IMS offers an authentic Montessori program that nourishes each child’s innate desire to learn and discover, and to reach their own highest potential. With our pristine, eco-friendly school facility that features a fun-filled indoor gym, a large outdoor playground, and a private piano room,  we strive to create the perfect environment that fosters the full development and well-being of every single child.  

The Inspire Advantages

Choosing the right school for your child can be overwhelming. With our 8 Inspire Advantages, each child can fully develop his or her own individual gifts and talents within a caring, supportive, respectful, and fun-filled learning environment. 

Eco-friendly School Facility

Authentic Montessori Program

Qualified Staff and Teachers

Multi-disciplinary Development

Indoor Gym & Outdoor Playground

Private Piano Room


Tri-lingual Option

Enhanced Sanitation

Organic, Natural Meals, Cooked On Site

We take the safety and wellbeing of our students very seriously. Prepared by our professional chef using the freshest ingredients, we offer organic milk, natural meals, and filtered water for all our students.Our foods are specially prepared with low sugar and low sodium content. We also fully accommodate to children with dietary restrictions and allergies by providing nutritious substitutes.

IMS is a nut-free and allergen free facility.

Our Programs

IMS offers Toddler/Pre-CASA and CASA programs for children from 15 months to 6 years of age. Our academic programs operate from Monday to Friday from 7am to 6:00pm.

Toddler/Pre-Casa Program

15 months – 2.5 years

Our toddler/pre-casa program is a natural extension of the home environment. Our classrooms are safe, warm, and nurturing, allowing toddlers to develop independence, concentration, and self-esteem in preparation for the casa program.

Casa Program

2.5-6 years

Our CASA classroom combines beauty and order to inspire children to explore and learn. In our CASA program, the child chooses from a wide range of authentic Montessori tools based on his/her interests and developmental needs. Our Casa program is focused on 5 key areas: Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Mathematics, and Cultural/Science.

Integrated Programs

 French, Chinese, Music, Gym, STEAM

In addition to the core Montessori curriculum, we offer a comprehensive program to our students to broaden their learning experience. French, Music, Physical Education, and STEAM programs are included in our program fees. Optional Chinese class is offered daily. 

Extracurricular Programs

After School & Weekends

IMS offers a wide range of popular and innovative extra-curricular after school and weekend programs including Montessori Chinese, Montessori Piano, Gifted Education, Arts, etc. Our programs are specially designed for children age 2-7 years old, and are taught by highly qualified teachers in their respective area of expertise.

Before/After Care

 7AM – 6PM

IMS’ fun-filled before/after school program  includes supervised play/games, gym time, project-based exploration, music, and arts. For those interested, we offer a special after school Chinese program.


15 months – 7 years

Our school offers special-themed Christmas, March, Summer Camps, and PA Day programs that are inspiring, age-appropriate, and facilitated by qualified and professional teachers.

School News

NEW: Montessori Story Time Program

Free Montessori Story Time Program in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

S.T.E.A.M Summer Camp 2020

We offer summer camps that encourage students to explore different areas of STEAM. Chinese Immersion options available.

$1000 Off for First 20 Students

We are currently accepting registration for September 2020 enrolment. Claim your spot early – first 20 students get $1000 instant discount. Contact us for more details.


Book a Private Tour

Days in Red are already booked and unavailable.

Our tour spots are booked up for the next few weeks. If you want an earlier tour, please email us at and we can set up a custom time for you.

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Contact Info

Unit 7A, 1210 Castlemore Avenue

Markham, ON

L6E 0H7 

Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.
Dr. Maria Montessori

We'd Love to Hear From You!

Contact us for any questions regarding our school or to schedule your private tour.

Inspire Montessori

1210 Castlemore Ave Unit 7
Markham, ON


Mon-Friday: 7:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 12:00pm


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