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 in a Digital Age

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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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

01 May

Epi Pen Information

Notice of Stock Epi Pen Program Beginning 19/20 school year A  law was passed in the state of Colorado in 2014 that allows schools…

07 Mar

DMS Fundraiser – May 10, 2019

Our next fundraiser for Durango Montessori – “A Night Under the Cherry Blossoms”! is coming Friday, May 10th, 2019. This adults only cocktail party…

08 Jan

Assistant Early Childhood Teacher, Full Time

This position supports the Lead Teacher. The teacher must possess teaching experience.  All teachers must be calm and respectful, peaceful and nurturing, and can…

08 Jan

Lead Early Childhood Teacher, Full Time

The teacher for this full time position as Lead Early Childhood Teacher must possess teaching experience. Montessori certification necessary, those enrolled in a Montessori…