Why Montessori?

Why Montessori?

A Montessori Education:

  • Prepares students to be life-long learners
  • Develops the whole student

And is:

  • Interdisciplinary
  • Focused on the Student
  • Hands-on; allowing for problem solving
  • Instrumental in developing self-confidence and leadership skills
  • Collaborative; student to student, student to teacher, teacher to student
  • Academically rich and challenging


According to the American Montessori Society, the goals of Montessori education are:

  • To stimulate the student’s innate love of learning
  • To provide a nurturing, cooperative learning environment
  • To incorporate all the senses in the learning experience
  • To consider the whole student: “The physical, emotional, social, aesthetic, spiritual, and cognitive needs and interests are inseparable and equally important.”
  • To encourage respect for self, others, the environment, and all life