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.
Our Boys’ Varsity soccer team played a great game against Rumsey on Wednesday. Our team took control of the game early on with dominant ball control and numerous scoring opportunities. Read More.
HERO'S JOURNEY RETREAT
The seventh grade Hero’s Journey program was kicked off with an overnight on September 18 and 19. The class hiked the Appalachian Trail together, ceremoniously dipped into cold water, set up camp and worked on farm projects at South Kent’s Center for Innovation. Most families find this yearlong program an important experience for their seventh grade students. Our overnight was just the beginning. See the photos.
WASHINGTON MONTESSORI FUND 2014-15
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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