Mission: SVCMS fosters human thriving by nurturing the whole child in an authentic Montessori program as a public charter school.
Vision: SVCMS students will become engaged humanitarians and stewards of the world who act with integrity, kindness, and wonder.
We offer the following age-based academic programs:
Children’s House (ages 3-6) – Preschool & Kindergarten
Lower Elementary (ages 6-9) – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Years
Upper Elementary (ages 9-12) – 4th, 5th & 6th Years
Middle School (ages 12-14) – 7th & 8th Years
Boulder County’s only authentic Montessori charter school for ages 3-14.
We have a deep and abiding commitment to creating a truly authentic Montessori environment, meaning we believe in:
Employing teachers credentialed for the level they are teaching who have the demonstrated ability and dedication to putting the key Montessori concepts into practice
Offering three-year, mixed-age groupings based on Dr. Montessori’s Planes of Development (3-6, 6-9, 9-12, 12-14)
Providing a full complement of essential Montessori materials in every classroom
Ensuring an uninterrupted three-hour work cycle every day
Fostering an atmosphere that encourages social interaction, peer teaching, and emotional development
Nurturing a partnership with families
Read more about the authentic Montessori Method here.
As a charter school, we strike a thoughtful balance between Authentic Montessori Methods and a standards-based environment. This balance includes:
Viewing all students through the lens of Dr. Montessori’s Planes of Development
Aligning Colorado Academic Standards to Montessori Curriculum
Participating in required assessments and accreditation processes
Monitoring progress to inform instruction and optimize achievement of outcomes
Interested in joining our community and providing your child or children with an authentic Montessori public education?