Nurturing Curiosity, Guiding Discovery

The Portland Montessori School has a long-standing tradition of educating children for life. Founded in 1962 as Providence Montessori School, we were the first Montessori school in the Pacific Northwest. We offer primary and elementary programs at our Northeast Portland campus that build on a rich history of learning, friendship and community. Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) recognized, and guided by a gifted team of certified professionals, we are committed to helping children develop a lifelong love of learning and cultivating the skills essential to authentic living.

Upcoming Events

Community Connections Friday, May 27, 2016 - 3:15pm

This is a monthly opportunity for parents to model social responsibility for their children as they work together on a project that benefits the larger community.

News

We're honored to announce that we have received AMI Recognition. Our Primary & Elementary programs have received full recognition. This is an affirmation of the important work our students do here and we're very grateful to all the staff and families for helping us achieve this.

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Adele Diamond’s TedTalk:
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"Our son sincerely loves his guide, who shows him authentic kindness, warmth, and non-judgmental acceptance. Under her guidance, he has become a self-directed, competent, and curious learner who cares about the world and others around him."

More Events

Memorial Day - School Day, No Holiday Camp Monday, May 30, 2016 - 8:30am
Elementary Play - The History of Portland Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 2:00pm
Last Day of School Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 3:00pm