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Extended Day

Wilmington Montessori School offers before- and after-school care, "School's Out" child care and after-school special programs including drama, dance, art, sports, science, yoga and more.



Child care and specials are available to WMS students and Brandywine School District* students.

*We welcome all Brandywine School District students into our before-school, after-school and "School's Out" child-care programs. On school days, the Brandywine School District provides transportation to Wilmington Montessori School for students attending Claymont, Mt. Pleasant and Forwood elementary schools.

Before- and After-School Child-Care

WMS offers care for students of all ages for the hours before and after school. Before-school child care opens at 7 a.m. and after-care is open from 3 to 6 p.m. For toddlers and preschoolers, these programs are based in the regular Montessori classrooms, led by experienced staff members who are also part of the children’s school-day staff team.

For elementary and middle school students, programs are led by year-round WMS staff members. Each group is based in a room dedicated to and designed for the needs of older children beyond the classroom day. We provide snacks, organized games and projects, a place to relax, and time and space to run and play. Supervised homework time and assistance is offered Monday through Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

To register your child, contact Tracey Gable, Director of Montessori Enrichment.

"School's Out" Days

On many days when regular classes are closed (conference days, professional days, spring break and selected holidays), WMS provides full-day child care. Please register your child in advance for child care days via the form below.

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Upcoming Child-Care Days for WMS Students