MSWP Mission Statement:
Through a peaceful and prepared environment, MSWP fosters independence, respect, and joy in learning while embracing a child’s natural wonder, and curiosity, strengthening mind, body and spirit.
Founded in 1975, the Montessori School of Washington Park offers a tremendous experiential learning environment for children ages 15 months to 6. Founded by committed parents, MSWP combines dedicated teachers and faculty, exceptional facilities, challenging programs, and committed parents to help children develop confidence and competence as they discover their world.
We offer both half-day and full day programs:
8:30 AM-12:30 PM or 8:30 AM-3:00 PM –Primary, which includes the Kindergarten or Third Year. MSWP offers a discount for families committing through the Third Year.
and 8:00AM-12:00 PM or 8:00A.M.-3:00PM –Toddler
We are here from 7:15 AM-6:00 PM- in Primary with an Afterschool program from 3:30-6:00PM. There is no Afterschool Program in Toddler.
We have three beautiful Primary classrooms, a ‘specials’ room for Art, Music & Spanish. We offer After School Enrichment classes, a large activity room for After School and Summer Camp and a beautiful outdoor environment with plenty of room to run!
The Toddler Program is a year round program with children transitioning into our Primary program on or around their third birthday.
The Primary program is a 9.5 month program with an 8 week theme based summer camp between school years. The camp is for MSWP children only and enrollment takes place in mid-February.
“No matter how young the child, participation in every day life develops a feeling of worthiness in a person called upon to share it in an active way. “- Silvana Montanaro
We are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy in its most respectful form. Our teachers are trained Montessorians with an eye on the world as it is!
We are a true community school. Our families become friends and form relationships that last a life time.