Prepared
Learn how a Montessori education can prepare your child for life.

"We do not say that we want to prepare a school for the children, we wish to prepare an environment for life, where the child can develop a life." -Maria Montessori

Modern neuroscience confirms that classic Montessori methods promote problem solving, independent thinking, creativity, and collaboration.

Why Montessori? Prepare your child.

Transformed
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.

"Free the child's potential, and you will transform [them] into the world." -Maria Montessori

This transformation begins in our prepared environments that foster the
development of order, concentration, coordination, and independence in a gentle atmosphere of respect, care, grace, and courtesy. 

Explore our transformative programs.

Independent
Who do MSD graduates become?

"No one can be free unless [they are] independent: therefore, the first, active manifestations of the child's individual liberty must be so guided that through this activity [they] may arrive at independence." -Maria Montessori

At Montessori School of Durham, the child is in the process of becoming. 

MSD graduates become...

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Food Drive for Porch Durham

From Dec. 1st through 13th, families can drop off food in collection boxes at the arrival gate (for Early Childhood and Elementary), outside the Toddler building, or outside the office. We need volunteers on December 14th between 9am-12pm to pick up the donations from MSD and deliver to the Child Food Hub in Durham. Please let Natalie know if you are able to help with this by emailing her at natalie@msdurham.org.

Join us as we talk Montessori education, programs at MSD, and the admissions process. Please RSVP to join for a virtual information session via Zoom on Dec. 2nd at 9:30am for the Elementary level and on Dec. 3rd at 9:30am for the Early Childhood level. 

MSD admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, age, citizenship, military status, and genetic information to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. MSD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, age, citizenship, military status, and genetic information in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan program, hiring policies, and athletic and other school-administered programs.