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

Holiday Camp - Presidents' Day Monday, February 15, 2016 - 8:30am

When school is out for a holiday, parents can rely on holiday camp to keep their kids engaged and having fun. The Portland Montessori School offers affordable and fun holiday camps that run from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM...

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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.

Here are a few of our favorite links!

Adele Diamond’s TedTalk:
https://www.youtube.com/...

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"What takes me aback every day is the exceptional commitment of every single staff member to the nurturing environment that this school provides. The care, understanding, and compassion that they show is and unwavering and is unique to each and every child."

More Events

Community Connections Friday, February 26, 2016 - 3:15pm
Elementary Play - The History of Portland Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 2:00pm