Our mission is to provide an environment that frees the child to develop their full academic, emotional and spiritual potential.
Located in Harbor Town in Memphis, Tennessee, Maria Montessori School is a nonprofit, nondenominational, nondiscriminatory school that seeks to provide a unique scholastic curriculum for children 18 months to 14 years old. MMS aims to provide an environment that frees the child to develop his or her full academic, emotional and spiritual potential and is affiliated with and certified by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI).
AMI was founded in 1929 by Dr. Maria Montessori and is the recognized international authority on Montessori education. The registered term, “AMI Montessori,” signifies the highest standards applied to Montessori and is evidence of a continuing commitment on the part of the school to study, explore and share this method of education as originally established by Dr. Montessori.