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Montessori Schools are uniquely designed to give children the benefit of a large, yet close-knit community. In the interest of teaching mutual respect, Montessori educators do not treat children as lesser people to be controlled, but rather as fellow humans to be respected. In a Montessori School, children have the ability to learn at the pace that works best for them to prevent gaps in their education and to reduce frustration. The Montessori learning experience, while following a curriculum and present lessons, is highly individualized, encouraging students to become engaged in learning and to pursue their passions.



What makes a program Montessori?

Younger children learn from older children; older children reinforce their learning by teaching concepts they have already mastered. This arrangement also mirrors the real world, where individuals work and socialize with people of all ages and dispositions.

Students need to have time to work through various tasks and responsibilities at their own pace. This uninterrupted work time is when the building of coordination, concentration, independence and order, and the assimilation of information are able to occur.


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Audrey Marshall

Lower Elementary Teacher

Peace begins with a smile.

Hailey Mowen

Upper Elementary Teacher

Make mistakes? Great! Now make MORE.

Sheri Ebert

Assistant Principal

Mistakes are opportunities to learn and grow.

Dustin Clark

Science Teacher

Avid lover of all science-y things!

Hannah Kalehuawehe

Upper Elementary Teacher

Safe space to learn at their own pace

Alisha Kocs

Upper Elementary Teacher

"Mom. Mom!...I mean, Ms. Alisha..."

Becca Bumgarner

English Teacher

Words are the most valuable asset in our arsenal.

Janelle Estrada

Lower Elementary Teacher

Children should explore, question, and create.

Tracy Joost

Special Education Teacher

Life is better with children around!

Annie Cox

Special Education Teacher

Just trying to make it make sense.


Early adolescence can be challenging

Find your place in the world

At MWMA, as they study language arts, history, math, science, physical education, and the cultural arts, students connect to the wide world around them.

It's your education

At MWMA we think that students should have a say in what it looks like. We work hard to incorporate choice in every class.choices on assignments, how to demonstrate mastery, and challenge assignments.