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Montessori Cooperative School


BldgExt904Our school is conveniently located in Mills River, NC, just 15 mintues from Asheville or Hendersonville, on a three acre campus with new gardens being planned and developed.

Our physical address is:
4170 Haywood Road
Mills River, NC 28759

Our students hail from:

  • Asheville
  • Arden
  • Skyland
  • Fletcher
  • Mills River
  • Flat Rock
  • Swannanoa
  • West Asheville
  • Hendersonville
  • Columbus-Tryon
  • Black Mountain


From I-26 (Asheville, Arden, Hendersonville, Greenville):

Take I-26 to Exit 40 (“Airport, Arden”); turn West (toward the airport) on Airport Road.

Go 1.5 mile, PAST the airport parking lots & runways and the Broadmoor golf course, turn Right onto Old Fanning Bridge Road (past the arena and fairgrounds) (Small sign: “Welcome to Henderson County” and large green sign: “Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Center”).

From Brevard or Etowah:

Take Rt. 280 (Boyleston Hwy, the “Brevard connector”) to Mills River

Turn Right on Rt. 191 South (Old Haywood Road) (at traffic light; brown sign for “Powhatan Recreation Area”)

From west Henderson county or HorseShoe:

Take Rt. 191 to Mills River

Turn Right on Rt. 280/191 (Boyleston Hwy, the “Brevard connector”)