“The child is both a hope and a promise for mankind.”

-Maria Montessori


Dr. Maria Montessori began her work with underprivileged children, and saw her pedagogy as a means toward a more just and peaceful world. We affirm our commitment to her philosophy and practice.

Amherst Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, class, gender, gender identity and/or expression, age, sexual orientation, religion, culture, nationality, or ethnic origin in the administration of its admissions policies, educational programs, hiring practices, financial aid or other school-administered programs.

The Strategic Planning process currently underway has identified diversity and inclusion as a priority. A subcommittee has been formed to work on this priority issue and this page will continue to be updated with recommendations and next steps.