Now Enrolling!

Call to enroll for 2019-20 school year. Limited space available. A wait list has been started for kindergarten only for the 19-20 school year; call to be placed on the kindergarten waitlist. All other grades (1st through 5th) still have limited space available.

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A Human Education

Durango Montessori provides a very Human Education in this Digital Age. The Montessori method fosters a natural curiosity in the world around us. No electronics needed!

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Durango Montessori - a tradition of excellence, creativity, peace and community service since 2005!

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Montessori - a tradition of excellence, creativity & peace for over 100 years!

Electronics Recycling - Nov 8th!

Time to clean out those offices. DMS is holding an electronics recycling event Nov 8th, 2018. All proceeds benefit DMS. You can bring just about anything except lightbulbs. Suggested minimum donation is $20.


The Value of Montessori

Giving the Future Wings

Academic success
Love of learning
A positive self image
The capability to overcome challenges
Problem solving ability
Excellent communication skills
Ease at adapting to change
Respect and appreciation for the community

Our Supporters

Fort Lewis College

The first Fort Lewis army post was constructed in…

Ballantine Family Foundation

The Ballantine Family Fund is headquartered in Durango, CO,…

LPEA Roundup Foundation

The La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation is almost…

Alpine Bank

Employee-owned and locally operated, Alpine Bank has been a…

Latest News

23 Oct

Enrolling Nov. 1st for the 2019-2020 Year

Durango Montessori still has a few spots available for the current year. Additionally, we begin enrolling children for the 2019-20 school year on November…

18 Oct

Electronics Recycling Event – Nov 8th, 2018

It’s time for some Fall Cleanup! Announcing an Electronics Recycling event at The Smiley Building on November 8th, 2018 from 8:30am to 3:30pm.   Look for the…

23 Aug

Thank You

Thank you for inquiring. We are currently 100% staffed. Check back here periodically to see if we’re hiring again.

23 Aug

DMS is now enrolling for Kindergarten

Durango Montessori is enrolling students for Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 School year. Upcoming Open Houses are: Thursday, Sep. 13th from 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thursday,…