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Public Charter School
Kindergarten through Grade Eight
We Value: Children, Discovery, Mastery, Compassionate Love, Community
  • Testimonials
    "We've been considering moving back to Durango, but we are staying here because our son loves it here. We love it, too. Thanks for letting me observe. We feel great about next year."
  • Quotes about Montessori Parent Education at Ross
    "I can have a prepared Montessori environment at home now."
  • Quotes about Montessori Parent Education at Ross
    "I won't call conflicts 'bullying.' I will help my child by being more specific."
  • Quotes About Montessori Parent Education at Ross Montessori
    "I loved learning about the tools and how they lead children to deeper understanding of subjects. Please offer Math and Reading, again, soon. Thank you."
  • Quotes About Ross Montessori School
    "Ross has active staff and parents who help translate into Spanish for parents who need it."
  • Quotes about Parent Education at Ross
    "It was great to understand all the steps a new reader has to go through to read just one word. Adults forget how difficult this process is."
  • Quote about Ross Montessori School
    "I tell everyone how well prepared my daughter was for CRMS, thanks to Ross. I feel very strongly that Ross was a great place for both my kids."
  • Quote about Ross Montessori School
    A prospective parent shared this after observing classrooms:

    "Quality of respectful engagement between teachers and students"
    "Children respect materials and order"
    "Clean, orderly, light-filled environments"
    "Diversity in the classrooms"
    "Adults problem-solve with students, asking for student input (rather than telling them what to do)"
    "Kind, respectful social interactions among students"
Our Purpose and Vision for Education
Purpose/Mission

The purpose of Ross Montessori School is to prepare compassionate life-long learners to have a positive impact on the world.

Vision 2045
We envision a time when Ross Montessori School will be an exemplary educational institution and recognized as such all over the world. Educators from all backgrounds will observe and learn from our model, grounded in the Montessori Method. Parents will choose our school over any other with a steadfast belief in the value we create for the children, families and communities we serve.

Our children will be immersed in the joy of discovery. Programming will be enriched with art, music and drama through all the seasons. Students will actively participate in community service projects and conservation program, and every child will emerge a creative and competent problem solver.

We will send citizens into the world who have a profound impact on their communities. They will face adversity and challenge with humility, grace and compassion. They will inspire others to better the Earth and its inhabitants. All who know them will be the better for it for generations into the future.

Our Core Values are: Children, Joy of Discovery, Dedication to Mastery, Compassionate Love, Community