at Palm Beach Gardens

Tours & Events
Palm Beach Gardens.
Monday-Friday | 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Toddler (18 months to 3 years)
Children's House (3 to 6 years)
Elementary (6 to 12 years) at our sister campus, Riverside.
Spanish Immersion (2 to 6 years)

353 Hiatt Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 US
Jacqueline Rieg
Guidepost Montessori in Palm Beach Gardens is one of the most trusted Montessori schools in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Indoors, rooms are spacious, bright, and light-filled, creating a warm and calm space for children to work. Our school is conveniently situated off of Florida's Turnpike and Northlake Blvd.
Jacqueline Rieg . Head of School
Tours & Events

explore our programs.

Our approach is designed to empower each child to achieve independence by combining our hands-on curriculum with personalized learning to create an environment where curiosity flourishes, independence grows, and academic excellence is a natural outcome.

We want your child to see and believe: “I am capable!”

For children ages 18 months to 3 years old
Children's House.
For children ages 2.5-3 to 6 years old
For children ages 6 to 12 years old
Spanish Immersion.
For children ages 16 months to 6 years old

what makes us stand out.

How is the Guidepost Montessori approach different from conventional education?.

At Guidepost, we join with parents on their mission to help their child grow and live well. Together, we design an education to empower each child to build the knowledge, skills, and confidence she needs to craft an independent, flourishing life.

Though there are many differences between the conventional approach and Guidepost, here are some of the most important:

Conventional Education vs Guidepost Montessori
What is the Guidepost Mission?.

At Guidepost, our mission is to support each child in achieving her own independence. To do this, we help her gain the knowledge, build the skills, and craft the personal character she needs to flourish. Above all, our goal is to cultivate joy—in the pursuit of knowledge, in effort applied to work worth doing, in the achievements of herself and others, and in taking the steps to author her own life.

Read more about the Guidepost Mission.

Learn about the key milestones we support—from infancy through high school.

Read more about why we educate for independence, and how we support independence for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary-age children.

What are the outcomes of your programs?.

Montessori education is known world-wide for having positive impacts on both academics and social and emotional skills.

At Guidepost Montessori, when we design an environment to meet the developmental needs and interests of children alongside personalized care and support, the child can learn advanced skills at an accelerated pace.

Our students, for example, regularly learn to read by the time they’re 4-years-old and can perform all four math operations with 4-digit numbers by the end of their Kindergarten year.

The language and math skills of our kindergartners are on a par with what children in conventional programs learn in 3rd grade or beyond! What’s more, our students learn advanced academics joyfully—while simultaneously developing deep focus, self-discipline, and positive social skills.

Read more about the Guidepost Montessori advanced Language Curriculum in Children’s House.

Read more about the Guidepost Montessori advanced Math Curriculum in Children’s House.

Do your programs include Kindergarten?.

Yes! The third year of our Children’s House program, designed for 3- to 6-year-olds, is the capstone kindergarten year. In this year, the child has been well-prepared to experience an explosion of literacy, learn advanced math concepts, and use her hard-won ability to focus, problem-solve, and persist through challenges to then make advanced gains across the curriculum. Children who continue with Guidepost through Kindergarten are often well-ahead of their peers when they enter 1st grade.

Learn more about the capstone Kindergarten year at Guidepost.

Learn more about the next exciting stage: the Guidepost elementary program.

Following elementary, students continue on to our Montessori middle and high school, the Academy of Thought & Industry: a school that combines a classical liberal arts emphasis on history and great books, and a Montessori emphasis on independence and agency.

How does Guidepost partner with parents?.

At Guidepost, we want to make the best education the best for children and parents. This is why we provide year-round, extended-day programming at no extra cost, enabling consistent and uninterrupted access to the care and developmental support parents expect. We invite you into your child’s world—with daily photo and video updates, regular milestone meetings, and parent-child events that showcase your child’s progress. We work to understand your unique context and needs, so that we can provide support for milestones at home as well as at school.

In everything we do, we strive to cultivate joy as you watch your child grow!

Read about Transparent Classroom, the app that provides a window into your child’s day.

Read about recent family events such as Grandparent’s Day, a cultural celebration, and a spring celebration.

discover the benefits of our spanish immersion programs.

Children under the age of six absorb language effortlessly, which is why we are pleased to offer bilingual environments. In our Spanish Immersion program, children learn both Spanish and English literacy skills, however, the prevailing language spoken throughout the day is Spanish. The overall emphasis on Spanish rapidly increases fluency, as children feel naturally compelled to communicate with their Spanish-speaking guides. Learn more about our Spanish Immersion program here

The gift of language: Spanish Immersion at Guidepost Montessori

take a peek at our school.

what parents are saying.

Sarah Barrett
May 20, 2025 on google
One of the special aspects of Guidepost at Palm Beach Gardens is the amazing staff. All of the guides that we have interacted with, especially Ms. Vero and Ms. Morgan, have displayed a culture of respect and positive learning that comes from the top. Ms. Jacqueline has put the right people in the right place to create a safe space for the continued learning, growth and development of our daughter. I immediately felt like a part of the Guidepost family when we started. My daughter is excited to go to school every day. In the short amount of time that she has been there, she has already learned so many social skills and gained a new level of confidence. I can’t say enough about how happy my family is with Guidepost Montessori!
Kayla Jacob
May 22 on google
We are SO happy to have found Guidepost. I trust the staff and know that my children are in the best care possible. They learn so much every day and are always happy when I pick them up. We love Guidepost!
Jenilssa Holguin
May 15 on google
We love Guidepost Montessori. The teachers and the head of school Ms.Jackie are extremely loving, dedicated, and knowledgeable. They truly consider the needs of each child. The peace of mind I feel knowing that my son is not only well taken care of, but also learning and thriving is immeasurable. We are so grateful we found this community!

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start your journey with us.

Our team of admissions specialists are ready to meet you and get you started on your journey within the Guidepost community. We're here to provide your family with the information and confidence you need to enroll in one of our programs.

Learn more about Montessori.

Read our enrollment guide.

Book a school tour.

Submit your application.

Start your journey with us

step-up for students.

Guidepost Montessori and the Step-Up Scholarship

At Guidepost Montessori, we are proud to be direct providers for the Step-Up Scholarship. This initiative is dedicated to empowering students through expanded educational opportunities, ensuring that every child has access to a high-quality Montessori education.

What is the Step-Up Scholarship?

The Step-Up Scholarship is a state-funded program designed to support families in Florida by providing financial assistance for their children's education.

Our Commitment to Education

Guidepost Montessori is committed to fostering an inclusive and nurturing learning environment. By partnering with the Step-Up Scholarship, we ensure that more students can benefit from the Montessori method, which emphasizes independence, curiosity, and a love of learning.

How to Apply

We encourage families to follow the Step-Up link to learn more about the program.