Join hands. Give back. Move forward.
For nearly 40 years, Mountaineer Montessori School has united the community, hand in hand, to create a better future for children, our school… and the world. That tradition was sustained over the past year thanks to supporters like you.
With your help, MMS expanded and elevated educational opportunities for children in our community and offered a model of true education reform for our state by:
- Serving 125 children ages 3 through 14, a school record. Our middle school program–the only one of its kind in West Virginia–experienced a 150 percent increase in students this year.
- Increasing our financial aid program by 31 percent.
- Growing our Learning Support Services team to offer more students one-on-one instruction and guidance.
- Ensuring continued educational excellence by sponsoring AMI/AMS training for four faculty members and providing additional on-site specialized professional development for all teachers and staff.
Hand in Hand: Moving Forward Together
This year’s annual fund campaign is “Hand in Hand: Moving Forward Together.” Contributions enrich every aspect of our community. Your support and generosity will help MMS ensure educational excellence in the year ahead by:
- Meeting the demand for quality early education. Last year, there were more applicants as space available for entering three-year-olds. MMS is actively exploring the addition of a third primary classroom.
- Sustaining our major investment in Montessori teacher training to maintain the highest standards of classroom instruction. Authentic Montessori training is specialized, expensive and only available out of state.
- Increasing financial aid awards by 10 percent.
Our campaign goal is $25,000 and we need 100 percent participation from our families and staff to reach it. Tuition does not cover the full cost of the premier Montessori academic and arts program offered by MMS. This helps keep our school accessible and allows the greater community to participate in our educational mission with a tax-deductible contribution.
Take our hand
We invite you to join hands with our 125 students, our faculty, families and friends who are moving forward together, creating the future of education today here in Charleston. Come along with us…move forward…hand in hand…and help us reach our goal.