Enrollment at South Suburban Montessori School
South Suburban Montessori School takes pride in offering the unique teaching philosophies of Dr. Maria Montessori in our Toddler, Children’s House, Elementary and Middle School programs. We are looking to partner with families who share our values and beliefs about education. SSMS enrolls students who demonstrate the capacity to succeed in our program. Each application is carefully considered based upon each student’s individual talents and learning style. Our goal throughout the admissions process is to find a positive, productive fit between student, family, and school.
A child demonstrating the following qualities would be most likely to succeed in a Montessori environment:
-Willingness to investigate and take risks
-Enjoyment in choosing among several options
-A self-directed learner
-Ability to work independently
-Ability to follow through and complete tasks
-Respect for self, the environment, and others
-An awareness of personal responsibility
-Ability to work with others
-Respect for personal and academic endeavors
While South Suburban Montessori School accepts applications from students with various or distinct learning styles, we strive to balance the needs and characteristics of prospective students with those of our current student body and the expertise of our teaching faculty.
To download an application, click here.