History

Date Event
1985 Marpole Bilingual Montessori was founded by Marie-Claire Rucquoy with one preschool classroom in Vancouver, BC.
Late 1990′s The school’s success prompted the addition of a second classroom, with class sizes reaching a peak of 20 students each. The overall capacity of the school grew to 80 students (40 in the two morning classes and 40 in the afternoon).
1998 The school’s supervisor and long-time teacher, Mariam Karim, purchased the school and took over as Principal.
1999 – Present The school now offers a Pre-School program, a Junior Kindergarten and a full day Kindergarten program. Under Mariam’s loving leadership, Marpole Bilingual Montessori has consistently delivered an outstanding education focused on developing students’ academic, social and individual skills.