Why Monarch

Monarch Global Academy Laurel promotes high achievement through active learning, character growth and teamwork through:

  • International Baccaulaureate Primary Years Program: Faculty organizes, plans and executes units of inquiry that encourage creativity, problem solving, teamwork and rigorous study as well as connects students to the community with local partnerships.
  • Active Teaching with a Focus on Arts & Technology: Teachers teach reading, writing and mathematics across the disciplines; students learn in and through the arts and technology, and the school promotes fitness.
  • Culture and Character: Monarch Global Academy Laurel builds and sustains a strong school culture that fosters character, integrity and respect.
  • Leadership and School Improvement: Students are taught to be effective leaders, who support high achievement and continuous improvement.

Monarch Global Academy Laurel is a unique collaboration of three innovative, proven models for excellence: the Transformation Education (TranZed) child-serving organization model, International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and Informational Technology Curriculum with an international focus.

Monarch Global Academy Laurel does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or familiar status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs.




Monarch campuses are currently closed and with distance learning students participating in summer school/ESY programming. For a listing of free meals sites for children ages 2 to 18, go to aacps.org/mealpickup. View our resource Talking to Children about COVID-19 and Managing their Social and Emotional Needs.