Willow Oak Montessori Charter School is a tuition-free public charter school serving students in grades 1 through 8. Located in Northeast Chatham County, we admit students from anywhere in North Carolina using an admissions lottery.

Did You Know?

An average of 91% of Willow Oak Montessori parents reported being satisfied or very satisfied overall with their Willow Oak experiences over our first four school years!


News and Updates

We are in the Chatham Magazine & The Center for Guided Montessori Studies: 

Charter Open Houses
Schedule for 2020-21 school year: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019, 1:00pm-2:30pm 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Children Welcome, drop-in anytime

Support Willow Oak through the Annual Fund
Donate through the JustGiving website by following this link: Willow Oak Montessori Annual Fund

PayPal link for Field Trip Fees - https://goo.gl/a8Yyi4

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NOTE: Donations are accepted through Willow Oak Montessori Foundation, Inc.
Our Mission

Willow Oak Montessori strives to assist children in achieving their unique potential as responsible global citizens by nurturing self-confidence and independent decision making in a stimulating, creative, and diverse Montessori community.



School Performance Grades

Information about our NC school performance grades and links to our NC school report cards can be found here.


Visit the Volunteer page to sign up for opportunities to help the school.

Career Opportunities

Click here for a listing of current openings and information about applying for a position in our peaceful learning community.