Welcome To The Montessori School of Douglas County

Challenge your child... the world will.

Our goal is to offer a rich warm caring, community environment for the children. We are committed to ongoing study in order to better support the natural and total development of each child. We take profound pride in all of our faculty staff and students.

Only you can know what kind of school is right for your child. If you’re considering Montessori for your child, read on to discover the benefits of our educational philosophy.

  • Focuses on Key Developmental Stages
  • Encourages Cooperative Group Play
  • Learning Is Child-Centered
  • Children Naturally Learn Self-Discipline
  • Learning Method Inspires Creativity
  • System is Highly Individualized to Each Student
  • Curriculum Focused on Hands-On Learning

Let the Learning Begin

One of the greatest benefits of the Montessori Method, particularly during the early learning experience, is the focus on hands-on learning. The emphasis is on concrete, rather than abstract learning, as students work on activities that teach language, math, culture and practical life lessons

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What is the Montessori Method?

Unlike the traditional teacher-centered education, the Montessori method is focused on inspiring children to drive their own learning. Teachers guide the students and provide help, while encouraging students to choose their tasks and decide how to best approach each challenge.

Children who attend Montessori schools learn to value cooperation, stay within the framework of rules and think about how their actions affect others. Students retain their creativity and push themselves to excel due to their love of learning and their own natural curiosity. Above and beyond standard school subjects, Montessori students are taught how to fit a larger worldview into their thinking and encouraged to be curious and creative students.

Our Programs

Challenge your child... the world will.

  • Toddler Program
  • Primary Program
  • Elementary Class
  • Spanish Class
  • Summer Camp

In The Absorbent Mind, Dr. Montessori wrote, “The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six. For that is the time when man’s intelligence itself, his greatest implement is being formed. But not only his intelligence; the full totality of his psychic powers. At no other ages has the child greater need of an intelligent help, and any obstacle that impedes his creative work will lessen the chance he has of achieving perfection.”

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Our Primary program offers inherent flexibility through the Montessori approach which allows it to be adapted to the needs of each individual child, regardless of the level of ability, learning style or social maturity.
“The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six.” ~Maria Montessori

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Our Elementary program offers a program for children between the ages of six and twelve. Children at this age are interested in society and they relate to it. Experiences are provided that enable them to gain access to that society, working through an integrated program of cultural subjects: Botany-Zoology, History, Geography, Arts, and Music. Each area of study provides the keys to who we are, where we came from and why we are here.

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Bienvenidos a la clase de Espanol
"Our Spanish Lessons for Children Present a Fun, Interactive Way for Kids to Learn the Basics of the Spanish Language."

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This summer we will offer a 7-week Summer Program from June 5 th to July 21st. The program will offer a variety of fun and educational activities designed for children of 18 months to 6 years of age. There will be application fee of $100.00 for students not currently enrolled in Montessori School of Douglas County.

  • "Arts & Crafts" This session will offer a variety of art projects where the children can explore their creative minds.
  • "Cooking is Fun" We will focus on fitness & nutrition by teaching the children healthy habits. Grace & courtesy lessons.
  • "Reading is Fun" with story-telling time and we will explore the poetry of Robert Frost and other American literature classics.
  • "Science is Fun". Introduction to science featuring children's science experiments.
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