We are currently accepting applicants for Fall 2017-2018
During the enrollment process, one of our main goals is to help you discover if our school, its culture and way of educating your child are a good fit for your child and family. We also want to make sure your child will thrive personally and educationally at our school. To do that, we spend a little time getting to know you and your child, and give you the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about our school.
Although we wish we could provide every applicant admission to our school, we give precedence to families with children who are currently enrolled in our school. We also strive to maintain a balance of age ranges and gender in our mixed-age classrooms to create a healthy, thriving community.
Visit our How It Works page to learn more about our admissions and enrollment process. We also recommend that you attend one of our open houses for our primary or elementary programs. Dates are listed on our Open House page or you may contact Jessica, our Director of Admissions at 503-688-2993 for more information.
"We always knew that our daughter’s curiosity and tenacity led her to love exploration and learning, but since she’s been with The Portland Montessori School we've seen her develop personally in ways we hadn't imagined. She is all the better for the love, respect, friendship and encouragement she receives there."
"I am so happy that my son is spending his kindergarten year in a Montessori environment where his knowledge, self-control, kindness, sense of purpose, and confidence have all grown by leaps and bounds."
"If it's true what Maria Montessori said, that the test of the correctness of an educational approach is the happiness of the child, then this school is succeeding beyond our wildest dreams. Both our boys are so happy to go to school and so proud of their work."
"As the mom of identical (yet nothing alike) twins, we wanted a school community that would nurture their individual curiosities and interests and provide them the same lifelong love of learning that I have experienced as a Montessori student many years ago. We found that in The Portland Montessori School."
"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."