Inspiring lifelong learners
in preschool through sixth grades
in Durango, Colorado


Montessori principles and materials

Well-rounded education in core subjects and special enrichments 

Small class sizes and intentional learning communities 

A place where your child is fully known and seen


Now Hiring! 

Durango Montessori School is seeking a temporary Lead Teacher in the Early Childhood classroom of 15-20 preschool through kindergarten students (3-6 yr olds).  This position will be co-teaching with a full-time assistant teacher.  This position begins Monday, January 3rd, 2022 and will end June 3rd, 2022.  Hours are 8:00-3:30pm 5 days a week. Details here! 

Durango Montessori School Auction

November 23-30, 2021

Yearning to go on vacation, spoil your dog, enjoy a scrumptious dinner in downtown Durango, and more?

Check out our online auction here! 

All the proceeds will go to support our school and its programs. 

Durango Montessori School is participating in Colorado Gives 2021, encouraging citizens to “give where you live” and keep donation dollars in their community. Colorado Gives will “boost” your contribution. 

Learn more and donate here!

And, consider joining us December 5 for a family-friendly Yoga Hour in celebration of Colorado Gives! Details here

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DMS Mask Policy: 2021-22 

The DMS staff and board are excited to welcome our families back to campus! Based on recommendations from the CDC, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, San Juan Basin Public Health, and local medical professionals, DMS will be requiring masks for all students, staff, volunteers, and family members while indoors. As always, DMS is committed to the safety and health of our students, staff, families, and community.  Thank you for your support and patience as we continue to navigate COVID-19.