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Washington Montessori School congratulates the members of the Class of 2018 for their high school acceptances and decisions. WMS is committed to helping children thrive academically and socially not only while they’re our students, but also when they move on to high school. It is important for us to help our students find their perfect match when it comes to high school so that they may continue to grow and mature as students and as individuals. In the past, our students have gone on to a variety of schools. Including local public schools, WMS graduates have been accepted at the following schools over the past 5 years:



Washington Montessori School is an engaging and substantive academic environment supported by a deeply-rooted and diverse community of families and educators. Our students learn to recognize their individual and collective potential, develop thoughtful approaches to learning, and choose paths to responsible and fulfilling lives. Read our entire Statement of Purpose

We know our students will become adults in a world radically different from the one in which many of us grew up. Their lives will be full of surprises, demanding dexterity and perseverance. In our minds, there is no greater responsibility to our children than to prepare them for this unpredictable future. That is exactly what Washington Montessori School has been doing for more than a half a century. Read more.

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On Monday, September 10, 2018, the Washington Montessori School community gathered in the theater to officially usher in a new school year and to celebrate the installation of Carney M. Heavey O’Brien as its second Head of School. Carney replaces Pat Werner who retired this July after having served as Head since 1975.

Read more about the ceremony and see pictures from the event.

The fall season began on a rainy Monday afternoon, with all teams gathering in the gymnasium. This fall we have four soccer teams—a boys’ team, a girls’ team and two co-ed teams—and one co-ed cross country running team. Read more about the upcoming season.


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.