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We believe there is no better way to understand the Montessori difference than to experience it yourself—even if you’re just curious. To this end, we invite you to schedule a visit of our campus. Our students will give you a tour of the building and our teachers will invite you in to the classrooms for observation. You are bound to have lots of questions—our Director of Enrollment will gladly answer them all. Mornings work best for observing the children at work, but we’re flexible and happy to work around your schedule. Please contact Laura Martin, Director of Enrollment at lmartin@washingtonmontessori.org or 860-868-0551 to set up a visit.

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WMSExperience

wms experience

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


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montessori resources

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.

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We are now accepting registrations for summer camp. Read More.


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SPRING SPORTS

We are off to a fabulous start for the WMS Running Team! We spent the first few practices setting personal goals, discussing team expectations, and learning health and nutrition tips in order to take care of our bodies. Read More.


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SPOTLIGHT ON DECIMALS

Neely, a first-year in Betsy's class, is introduced to the decimal system. Learning mathematical concepts in Montessori begins concretely and progresses towards the abstract. Read More.


AnnualGiving

annual giving

THE WASHINGTON MONTESSORI FUND 2014-15

Since its founding 50 extraordinary years ago, WMS has grown and flourished thanks to the consistent support of its community. Each year, the Washington Montessori Fund (WMF) finances important programs and services unique to the WMS experience. Simply put, it is a critical part of the operating budget of our school. Tuition covers approximately 80% of the school’s annual budget; we, like all non-profit organizations, must rely on additional fundraising to bridge the gap. Read more.