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Welcome to The Montessori School of Raleigh

a Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School

OUR MISSION

The Montessori School of Raleigh is the Triangle’s modern embodiment and mindful practice of the time-proven Montessori philosophy,
developing agile thinkers, poised communicators, and gracious collaborators—engineers of authentic and fulfilling lives.

The Montessori School of Raleigh is open for on-campus classes Monday through Friday.
A virtual, blended-learning option is also available to MSR families.

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SummerScape at The Montessori School of Raleigh

SummerScape at the Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) is in full swing as students engage in new and fun activities this summer.

SummerScape kicked off on June 7 and runs through July 30, and offers week-long camp options to children aged 15 months through 9th grade. A wide array of choices means SummerScape is a great way for children to explore new interests, make new friends, and have new experiences.

Commencement Cap Toss
The Montessori School of Raleigh celebrated its second graduating class, the Class of 2021, with a commencement ceremony on Friday, June 4, at 5 p.m. 

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Virtual Conference: Creating Inclusive Communities

On Saturday, May 15, 14 members from The Montessori School of Raleigh community participated in a virtual conference called Creating Inclusive Communities. Hosted by Ravenscroft School in conjunction with Pollyanna, Inc., the conference featured  Rosetta Lee of Seattle Girls’ School as the keynote speaker.  

Land and Livestock program welcomes chicks

Maria Montessori had a deep respect for the natural world. She believed the outdoor environment was an extension of the indoor classroom as it provides endless opportunities for experiential learning. That’s why at The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR), students at all grade levels learn from nature every day through access to outdoor spaces as well as natural elements in their indoor spaces – like plants and small animals. In the Middle and Upper Schools, students engage in a land and livestock program that offers even more opportunities for students to access and learn from the natural world around them.

MSR students inducted into the National Honor Society

​Congratulations to the newest members of The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) National Honor Society chapter. The eight inductees, which included students from 10th, 11th, and 12th grade, took the oath of membership last night during the virtual National Honor Society International Induction Ceremony. These students are recognized for their scholarship, leadership, service, and character.

Toddlers watch lizard

When children come in contact with Nature, they reveal their strength.

-   Dr. Maria Montessori

Spring has arrived in Raleigh/Durham and at The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) that means students are deepening their understanding and connection with nature. From Earth Day activities to classroom lessons, students across grade levels are discovering the wonders of the natural world around them. The following are just a few of the ways MSR students are building connections.

Humanities Night April 2021 Prep

Like all learning at MSR, the Middle School humanities curriculum is designed to guide students in developing subject content mastery, while also allowing students to dive deeply into areas of personal interest. In humanities, that means learning history content, developing research, writing, collaboration, and problem-solving skills, and looking forward to Humanities Night each year.

Intersessions March 2021

Immersive. Interdisciplinary. Practical. Experiential. These adjectives offer good insight into what this week’s Intersessions experience was all about for middle and high school students at MSR.

Hands in air Hands-on Learning News

As a school dedicated to the Montessori method of educating children, MSR knows the power of hands-on learning. From 15 months to grade 12, MSR students have the opportunity to explore and manipulate materials as part of a process that deepens understanding, strengthens foundational skills, and allows for the transfer of knowledge at every developmental level.

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The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) welcomes applicants, students, and employees of diverse backgrounds. MSR does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law, in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment, as required under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and applicable regulations, and other applicable state and federal antidiscrimination laws and MSR policies. For more information please visit our policies page.