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We are proud to participate alongside the many wonderful organizations who together make our community strong and vibrant.

To illustrate just how powerful working together can be, we are going to take on one of the world's most difficult challenges! During the 36 hours of Giving Local, our WMS community will be climbing Mt. Everest. Symbolically, of course. Right from the comfort of our New Preston campus. Read more about our Mount Everest Summit.

We invite you to visit our Give Local page to plan your gift.



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.


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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From capybaras to capoeira, the Lower Elementary students shared their South America research and projects with the WMS community this morning. See more pictures.


Our 6th & 7th Graders began their study of astronomy with a special visit from Slooh and a crew from Fox 61 News. See the feature.


This week all middle school students participated in the 5th annual Hour of Code. The Hour of Code began in 2013 “as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts.” Visit code.org to learn more.


Washington Montessori School is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Carney O’Brien as the Washington Montessori School’s next Head of School, effective July 1, 2018Read more about Carney.