January 30, 2016
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The application for the 2016-17 school year for Visalia Montessori School is available here. The first day of school is September 6, 2016 and will be open to students in grades 1, 2, 3 and 4.
Visalia Montessori School is an elementary Montessori option for incoming elementary students, including students from Montessori primary programs, traditionally-educated, or home-schooled students. Each year, one grade level will be added until sixth grade.
We are currently accepting applications for grades 1-4. The school is located at 3502 South Linwood Street on the Northeast corner of Linwood Street and Caldwell Avenue. A school tour and observation of a classroom are a part of the admission process. Please call 559-624-1374 or 559-280-4651 to schedule your visit.
Visalia Montessori is related to the other Montessori schools in Visalia that serve younger children. Children who complete Kindergarten at Greenhouse Montessori School or a place to grow Montessori often choose VMS to continue through the elementary years. At VMS, Montessori experience is not required.
August 6, 2015
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For the 2015-16 school year, Visalia Montessori School will more than double its student body, add a classroom, grade level, and teachers. The two-classroom building will be home to two lower-elementary classrooms for grades 1-3.
The first day of school is August 31.
VMS, located at 3502 South Linwood Street on the Northeast corner of Linwood Street and Caldwell Avenue, is an elementary Montessori option for incoming elementary students, whether or not they have Montessori experience. Each school year, one grade level will be added until sixth grade. Visalia will soon be home to Montessori options for children ages 18 months through 12 years.
Montessori education, based on the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori, allows the child to progress through the hands-on curriculum at an individual pace. Using Montessori curriculum, materials, and philosophy, teachers guide children toward critical thinking and leadership while nurturing a love of learning.
VMS was founded in 2014 by Nina Clancy and Melissa Dabadie. Nina has served as co-owner and director of Greenhouse Montessori School since 1982 and owner of a place to grow Montessori, founded in 2006. Melissa is an AMS-certified Montessori teacher for children ages 6-12 and holds a current CA teaching credential. Melissa serves as a teacher and director of VMS.
May 27, 2015
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The Visalia Montessori School summer program (June 29-August 14) is almost full. Please turn in a Summer Application if you are expecting to have your 1st-6th grader with us this summer! Our focus will be Physics and Chemistry.
Enrollment for the 2015-16 school year is open. Please turn in an application or call 559-624-1374 to schedule a tour.
Enrollment confirmations for students who have already turned in applications are due by Friday, March 27. Information on admissions can be found under the ‘Admissions‘ tab.
We are looking for substitute teachers and a Spanish language teacher for the 2015-16 school year. Visit the ‘Careers‘ tab for more information.