Durango Montessori Elementary School was established in 2005 and is located in the Smiley Building near downtown Durango. As a nonprofit educational organization our goal is to provide quality education based on the Montessori philosophy for children ages six to eleven.
Durango Montessori houses two separate classrooms, the lower elementary (1st-3rd grade), and an upper elementary classroom (4th-5th grade). There are 20-26 students in each classroom with two or more trained teachers in each. Additionally, it is common for the classrooms to have a teaching assistant and/or college practicum teaching student...Read More
Durango Montessori celebrates the holiday season with their Community Giving Program. This year the children and staff of Durango Montessori…Read More
Give DMS education reward points by letting the cashier know when you check out, that you would like for DMS…Read More
Durango Montessori is a special place for many reasons, not the least of which is the philosophy behind our school,…Read More
Holiday Arts & Crafts
Today one of our wonderful parent volunteers came into the classroom to guide children through the process of making felted…Read More
First and second year students had the opportunity to learn about the value of volunteering this week. Earlier in the…Read More