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*** Offers Adult Education program

What is the Montessori Program?

The Maria Montessori program at RPS 205 is offered for students from pre-Kindergarten (4 year olds) to 8th grade.

Maria Montessori at Marsh​ houses all grade levels. In the multi-aged Montessori classroom, children are encouraged to take responsibility for their own education. In a prepared environment with a trained Montessori teacher, children may move freely around the room selecting materials needed to carry out the child’s plan. Older children serve as models for younger children; they also reinforce their own skills by demonstrating them to younger children. Students remain with the same teacher for two or three years, thus allowing the development of a strong sense of community with classmates and teacher.

Have Questions?

Candice Collins 
Maria Montessori Principal
candice.collins@rps205.com

Dr. Heather Psaltis 
Executive Director of Schools and Special Programs
heather.psaltis@rps205.com