"Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn
things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is
- Dr. Maria Montessori
The Montessori philosophy is used as a method of seeing children as they really are and of creating environments which foster the fulfillment of their highest potential spiritual, emotional, physical, and intellectual
as members of a family, the world community, and the cosmos.
The high level of academic achievement so commonly seen in a Montessori school is the natural outcome of such a supportive environment. The Montessori method of education is a model which serves the needs of children
at all levels, in mixed-age groups, which is very much like the society they will live in as adults.