Washington Montessori School is an independent, coeducational, elementary day school serving students from 18 months through 8th grade, in mixed age classes, and offering programs to children and adults of all ages. The School has a special focus on developing each child’s unique capabilities. This is accomplished through a commitment to the development of self-esteem, responsibility, and independence based on Montessori philosophy, common sense, and current educational research. Read our entire Statement of Purpose
Montessori students learn more than facts and figures—Montessori education encourages independent thinking, favors discipline and focus and nurtures the innate curiosity in each child so that they may adapt to the challenges of a fast-changing world. Some of the world's most famous innovators were Montessori students. Read More.
We’ve compiled this list of Montessori-related media as a resource for both current and prospective families seeking to learn more about the Montessori Method. See the list.
OPENING BELL CEREMONY
We ushered in this special year with an extra special Opening Bell ceremony Monday morning. See the photos.
Fall sports begin Thursday, September 4. We are looking forward to great seasons for cross country running and soccer. See the Fall Sports Schedule.
WASHINGTON MONTESSORI FUND 2013-14
MAKE A GIFT
As we settle into our 49th academic year at WMS, we are proud of how far we've come as a school—from our modest beginnings in a church basement to a modern facility on a spacious campus, from a small nursery school to an accomplished program for children up to 8th grade. It's a changing world, and we've embraced it. Read More