Our history

  • 1986

    Barbara Beasley, M.S., founder of Galilee Montessori dreamed of creating a small Montessori school by the sea. In 1986, plans and preparations began 

  • 1988

    Children's House of Galilee first opened its doors and welcomed children ages 3-6. Over the past 25 years, due to an increased demand for quality Montessori education in our community, additional primary classrooms were added,

  • 2007

    Our elementary school opened with our first group of Lower Elementary (1st to 3rd grade) students. As the class of Lower Elementary students grew, we added Upper Elementary (4th to 5th) grade students as well.  As we expanded, our name changes from Children's House of Galilee to Galilee Montessori School to better reflect the diverse range of ages.

  • 2015

    Fulfilling a need in the community, a toddler program serving children ages 18 to 36 months was added to our school.  We remain committed to creating a family-centered community, that supports the well-being of the whole child and cultivates an environment that fosters joy, independence and a love of learning.