A Day at Allegro

Our Morning

  • Our classroom (the environment) doors open at 8:30 a.m.
    • This is a time to catch up with friends before the school day starts.  
    • It is an important time of socialization.
  • Our day officially starts at 9:00 a.m.
    • The morning is spent in the classroom environment.
      • We start by preparing ourselves and our environment for the day.
      • During the morning, students work at five different subject areas.
        • Practical Life
        • Sensorial 
        • Math 
        • Language 
        • Culture

* Further details about the five areas of study can be found under “Our Programs.”


  • Toddler children dismiss from our playground at 11:45 a.m. daily.
  • Half day students are dismissed at 12:00 p.m.
  • Lunch and outdoor recess are from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • Students eat lunch together with their classmates in the classroom environment and then all students are outside together for recess.  

Our Afternoon

  • Our afternoon begins at 1:00 p.m.
    • Half day casa students have gone home for the day and the focus in our casa rooms is on the older more independent children.
    • Our specialty subjects take place in the afternoon.
      • Gym with our physical education instructor.
      • Music with the music instructor
      • Art  (At times with an art instructor and at times within the classroom environment.)
      • French for our kindergarten and elementary students
      • Drama for our elementary students


  • Dismissal of all full day casa and elementary students is at 3:30 p.m.

Extended Care

  • Before school extended care starts at 7:30 a.m. and runs until 8:30 a.m. when the classroom doors open.
  • After school extended care starts at 3:30 p.m. and runs until 5:30 p.m.

Our commitment to you

We are committed to following the Montessori Pedagogy, helping your child become independent and responsible for themselves and their community, and to have nurtured their innate curiosity creating a lifelong learner.