For parents seeking the best education in Montana, Great Beginnings is a nature-based Montessori school and summer camp in Bozeman, Montana for ages 2-14. 


GBMS provides a personalized Montessori educational experience that intersects with the needs of the 21st century, preparing children for the global age. 

11 OCT

Bozeman Hay Maze

1340 E Valley Center Drive, 4 - 6pm

Come and join us at the Bozeman Hay Maze! We’ve arranged for a special day and rate to celebrate our families and let the students explore with their friends. At the end – come find our Great Beginnings table and connect with our community. 

17 & 18 OCT

Parent/ Teacher Conferences

School closed. 

Fall conferences are a wonderful way to strengthen the connection with your child. Fall conferences are designed for parents to let teachers know more about the student. We work on goal setting, academic and social strategies, and getting to know your family. Please sign-up with your child's classroom teacher.  

7 OCT &
14 NOV 

Dinner at Fork & Spoon

Where: 302 N 7th Ave
When: 5:00 – 7:00pm

Take a moment to give back to our local Bozeman Community. Join our families at Fork and Spoon for dinner. Enjoy a delicious kid-friendly, and affordable meal with your family and our Great Beginnings community. The proceeds from the evening will help feed Bozeman families in need with HRDC.  


Toddler Program:

Foothills campus

4000 Springhill Road

Preschool & Kindergarten:

Springhill campus

100 Springhill Lane


The Micro-school at Great Beginnings: 1st - 8th grades

4088 Springhill Road

(Deliveries and private access only) Parking for the Micro-school is in the Foothills parking lot and then walk through the field

Bozeman, Montana 59715


​Tel: 406.587.0132 

​Fax:  406.586.3411   



October 2019

Bookmobile at GBMS:  Every month, the Bookmobile from Bozeman Public Library visits to provide our school with great books to complement our curriculum and add to our children's library. We love working with our community librarians!

  • 10/3: 9:30-10:30 Springhill campus

  • Cancelled because of conferences: Foothills campus (Toddlers + Micro-school)

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1st - 8th grade

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For this school year, we have the following campuses and classrooms (with the new Native Wildflowers and Bees themes):


Foothills campus:

  • Bumblebee classroom (ages 2-3 toddler)


Springhill campus:

  • Shooting Star, Slivery Lupine and Arctic Buttercup classrooms (ages 3-6)

  • Yurt classroom (kindergarten)


Micro-school campus:

  • Modern, one-room schoolhouse for 1st – 8th grades


Note: Our administration will have two offices this upcoming year. One will be at the Springhill campus and one will be at the Micro-school, with administrators to be shared between the Toddler Program and the Micro-school.

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