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We would like to congratulate our class of 2015 on their individual and collective accomplishments. We know they leave Washington Montessori School fully prepared for the academic and social challenges ahead.  We are pleased to announce that this year’s graduates have been accepted at the following high schools: Berkshire Academy (1), Canterbury (12), Choate (2), Ethel Walker (1), The Gunnery (17), Hamden Hall (2), Holy Cross (2), Hopkins (2), Immaculate (2), Kent (7), Loomis Chaffee (1), Marvelwood (2), Millbrook (1), Sacred Heart (1), South Kent (2), Taft (7), Westminster (1), Westover (2).

Visit the WMS Gallery for pictures from graduation.


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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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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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The Voices featured an article about our 50th Anniversary celebration.

“An Extraordinary Moment” was the theme this year at Washington Montessori School, which marked the 50th anniversary of its founding with special events from September through June. Read Full Article.


construction2We are excited to see such progress on the new WMS Sports Park, which will include tennis courts and a full-sized soccer field. Construction on the WMS Sports Park will continue throughout the summer and should be complete by late fall. The WMS Sports Park is part of our ambitious capital campaign in honor of our 50th Anniversary. Please visit the campaign page for more details and to make a gift to this important initiative.


summerreading2Summer reading is an important part of children's learning. Please visit the Summer Reading page to learn more about the expectations for different levels.




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.