howard county Children's Magnet Montessori school in Elkridge.


Our Elkridge location offers Montessori preschool and kindergarten programs.

Children’s Magnet – Our Montessori School in Elkridge opened its doors in 2016, and is conveniently located off Old Washington Road and Route 1, just minutes from Route 100, Interstate 95, BWI Airport and UMBC.  CMMS – Elkridge sits on a beautiful 9 acre lush campus that it shares with our sister school, the Maryland International School – a grade 1-12 International Baccalaureate World School.  This location features a large library with an indoor playground, gymnasium, auditorium/ multipurpose room, entry security system, and a large playground.

All classrooms include quality Montessori materials and an engaging, hands-on learning environment set up to foster each student’s development to their full potential. In addition to daily classroom instruction, students receive enrichment in STEM, Spanish, Music and Yoga.  Our Montessori School in Elkridge focuses on the development of the whole child.  We’re more than a traditional daycare program.  We offer Montessori based preschool and kindergarten programs that balance the social/emotional, cognitive, physical and academic development of children. See Our Programs.

Ms. Dilara Schulman


Ms. Dilara Schulman is an experienced Montessorian with 12 years of experience in Early Childhood Education as both a teacher and Administrator in both public and private Montessori schools. Originally from Turkey, Dilara recently completed her Master’s in Montessori Leadership in addition to her Bachelor’s Degree, Preschool Director certification, and an American Montessori Society (AMS) Early Education Montessori Certification. Dilara discovered her love for Montessori after it was introduced to her by a family she regularly babysat for when she was exploring her career path. Dilara’s passion lies in fostering children’s learning and development, igniting her dedication to the Montessori philosophy.

Programs Available

*Early Admissions to Kindergarten policy varies by location

Enrichment Programs




After School Daycare Programs



Science Program

Year Round

Individual Lessons: Piano & Guitar

Year Round


Spring, Winter


Year Round