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Welcome to The Montessori School of Raleigh

Thank you for your interest in MSR, where students at every level, toddler through high school, experience the joy of learning through a hands-on, project-based approach designed to engage students in the discovery of themselves and the world around them.

For Maria Montessori, an education is acquired not by listening to words but by experiencing the learning environment. At MSR, calm, open, and appealing spaces invite children to engage with ideas, people, and things. Our carefully prepared classrooms foster the joy of self-discovery and stimulate curiosity and imagination. The confidence and sense of agency developed in lower grades prepare students to undertake the rigorous college-preparatory high school curriculum that cultivates attributes in young people espoused by Maria Montessori: global perspective, emphasis on self-reflection and self-directed learning, and integration of international and social focus on peace and justice.

We invite you to come see for yourself how MSR inspires students to be curious, independent, lifelong learners prepared for fulfilling and authentic lives.


Visit Us

MSR has been offering in-person and blended learning opportunities for its students throughout the 2020-2021 school year. The Admissions Office is open to support families choosing the best school option for their children.

BCC Common Area

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. In addition, we continue to accept applications for the 2020-2021 school year as classroom space allows.

Visit the MSR Our Campus page for virtual tours highlighting our two beautiful campuses and school community. 

Please email with any questions or call 919-848-1545. We look forward to learning more about your family and assisting you in the process of finding the right school for your child and family.


Life at MSR


Tuesday, April 27  | 10-11 a.m.
Tuesday, May 25 | 10-11 a.m.

Come join the Enrollment Management Team on Zoom to learn more about MSR - from toddler through 12th grade. Prospective parents will have an opportunity for Q&A and learn about the admissions process. Click below to register. 


I just want to express my gratitude for all you have done for my kids during this transition. While we miss actually being at school, I cannot tell you how impressed I am with MSR and our teachers. They have gone above and beyond to make sure we are prepared to have a routine, schedule, and continue our learning. They have also provided a lot of comfort and love to our kids as they continue to set up FaceTime, Zoom meetings, etc. making sure my kids see their faces, voices, and their friends.

Thank you all for what you are doing. We are so grateful to have chosen MSR for our children.

MSR Parent

Meet the Team

Caroline Farrell
Director of Enrollment Management
919-848-1545 x220



Stephanie Henderson
Associate Director of Enrollment Management
919-848-1545 x260