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
New! Head of School Search Process Underway
Please visit our Careers page for more information about this exciting opportunity to lead our dynamic Montessori community into its full potential!

2019-2020 Admissions Lottery Application Available
Please click here for admissions information and lottery application for the 2019-2020 school year.

Support Willow Oak through the Annual Fund
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Open House 
Saturday, February 2, 2019, 2-3:30
50101 Governors Drive,  Suite 170, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 (map)

Bring your prospective elementary and middle school students to our Open House to see our classrooms and speak with administrators and teachers. We look forward to meeting you!
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.

Career Opportunities

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