Inspire Montessori School

Situated within the heart of Markham, IMS offers a 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 facilities that feature a fun-filled indoor gyms, large outdoor playgrounds, and beautiful classrooms with ample natural lights, we strive to create the perfect environment that fosters the full development and well-being of every single child.  

IMS operates two campuses. Our Castlemore Campus at 1210 Castlemore Ave, Markham, is a CWELCC school (52.25% off base tuition for all children under the age of 6). We are expanding to the unit next door with eight new classrooms. Our Unionville-Milliken campus at 7828 Kennedy Road, Markham, will open in Summer 2024.

Join us at IMS for an enriching educational journey.

The Inspire Advantages

Choosing the right school for your child can be overwhelming. With our 8 Inspire Montessori 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

Interactive and Engaging Program

Qualified Staff and Teachers

Multi-disciplinary Development

Indoor Gym & Outdoor Playground

Private Piano Room


Tri-lingual Option

Enhanced Sanitation

Healthy Organic Menu, On-Site Kitchen

We take the safety and wellbeing of our students very seriously. Prepared by our professional chef using the freshest ingredients. Our foods are prepared with low sugar and low sodium content. We also accommodate children with dietary restrictions and allergies by providing nutritious substitutes.

IMS is a nut-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‘s learning follows his/her interests and developmental needs. Our Casa program is focused on 5 key areas: Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Mathematics, and Cultural/Science.

Enhanced Programs

 French, Chinese, Music, Gym, STEAM, etc.

In addition to the core curriculum, STEAM, French, music, Chinese, and other extra-curricular programs are offered to our students to broaden their learning experience.  

Extracurricular Programs

Extracurricular & Weekends

IMS offers a wide range of popular and innovative extra-curricular after school and weekend programs including Montessori Chinese, Montessori Piano, Orff Music, Dance, Creative Arts, etc. Our programs are specially designed for young children, and are taught by highly qualified teachers in their respective area of expertise.

Before/After Care

 7AM – 6PM

IMS’ fun-filled before/after care extended program includes supervised play/games, music, and arts. Before/After Care program is available to IMS students only.


15 months – 6 years

Our school offers special-themed programs that are inspiring, age-appropriate, and fun-filled.

School News

IMS 2024 Summer Camp – CWELCC Reduction

Summer Camp 2024 information package is now available. Get ready for 8 weeks of summer fun, with diverse themes each week that promise an enriching and enjoyable experience for your child.

IMS 2023 Open House – Sat. Nov.4, 3-5pm

You are invited to IMS 2023 Open House on Nov.4, 3-5pm! Come join us for an afternoon of Montessori discovery!

We are Nominated – Markham Economist and Sun Readers’ Choice Award 2022

IMS has been nominated for Markham Economist & Sun Readers’ Choice Awards 2022 for Markham’s Best Montessori School, and Best Daycare / Child Care, vote for us today!

Contact Info

Castlemore Campus

Unit 7A, 1210 Castlemore Avenue

Markham, ON

L6E 0H7 

Unionville-Milliken Campus

7828 Kennedy Road

Markham, ON

L3R 5P1


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


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


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