MMS to add second junior elementary, middle school classes to meet demand; applications now being accepted for 14-15

front doors In response to strong enrollment trends, Mountaineer Montessori School (MMS) will expand to include a second junior elementary class and a middle school program starting in the fall.   All classes were at capacity this year, and the school is now accepting applications for the limited number of slots available for new students in the 2014-15 school year. Prospective families are encouraged to contact the school immediately to schedule an interview. For more information, call 304/342-7870.

Located at 308 20th Street in Charleston’s Kanawha City neighborhood, MMS currently provides a full academic and cultural curriculum to 100 students ages 3 through 12 in an authentic Montessori environment. All lead faculty members are fully certified by the Association Montessori Internationale or the American Montessori Society, the two most recognized Montessori teacher training programs. The school offers an on-site learning specialist; physical education at the University of Charleston pool and gymnasium; computer skills and coding workshops at its Apple computer lab; Spanish lessons; professionally-led art classes; formal vocal and instrumental music programs; and Montessori-based after-school and summer programs.

Founded in 1976, MMS is the largest and most well-established Montessori school in West Virginia, serving an estimated 1,000 students since opening its doors.