Pre-Primary Classrooms

Central Montessori Academy – Toddler, Preschool and Elementary in Northwest Cincinnati

We are an independent Montessori school nurturing and developing young scholars from toddler through sixth grade.

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Pre-Primary Classrooms

Dear Pre-Primary Parents,

Welcome to the Pre-Primary Parent Information page! Below you will find important dates, as well as information about what your child needs to have for school. You can find calendars, schedules of the day, and new procedures for arrival, snack, and more linked below. We are really excited for the 2021-2022 school year and we are looking forward to catching up with returning families and meeting our new families!

See you soon!

Mollie,  Lizzie, and Danielle

Important Dates


AUGUST 12, 2021 5:00- 7:00 PM (IN PERSON AT CMA CAMPUS)

This event is for new parents to CMA, parents whose student is moving from toddler to Pre-Primary to 1st grade or from Lower Elementary to Upper Elementary. During the evening you will get to hear about routines for your student, meet new parents and enjoy dinner and drinks outside. We look forward to hosting you at CMA! You should have received an invitation in the mail. Please RSVP for this event to Denise Ott at by August 5th. 


AUGUST 16th & 17th (In-Person at CMA Masks must be worn inside)

RSVP for which date you want to attend (click link) so we can social distance more effectively. 

This event is designed for the whole family. Bring the family to explore the classroom, and support your child in feeling comfortable on the first day. Explore the playground as well and meet new parents and staff. This is an Open House like event, come anytime between 4-6 pm. This is also a great time to bring rain boots, indoor shoes, extra clothes to leave at school. 

Open links below for more important information!

Pre-Primary Orientation Schedule/ Child Start Date

Mask Policy

What to bring daily

What to leave at home



Snack Information

Earth Room Snack Calendar

Star Room Snack Calendar

Sun Room Snack Calendar

Developing Independence

Lost & Found

Birthday Story

Weather & Recess Policy 


Central Montessori Academy teachers and administration have talked extensively about how to bring children back to school safely. It is our goal to empower the children, lower anxiety, and educate students on new procedures. Bringing everyone back slowly ensures that students will follow the new safety requirements and get the individualized attention they need.

 August 19th the following groups start:

  •   Kindergarten Students
  •   1st – 6th Grade Students 

August 20th 

  •   Kindergarten Students
  •   1st – 6th Grade Students 

August 23rd – 25th

  •   See Pre-Primary & Toddler Orientation Schedule for Start Date for 18 months – 4-year-olds

*See Toddler and Pre-primary orientation schedule coming soon or call the office at 513-742-5800.

Orientation Schedule (coming soon)

Social Story Videos

  • Pre-Primary Morning Arrival