Secondary Program (Middle School)


Lakeland Montessori Middle School will:

  • inspire academic success through authentic Montessori and personally relevant education;
  • improve adolescent/community interaction through service-learning;
  • nurture student curiosity, creativity and efficacy by encouraging self-directed education; and
  • focus on the student as a vital participant in his or her learning community.  

The Secondary program (middle school) is located in the beautiful Polk Museum of Art.  The program expands on the skills introduced in the Upper Elementary program by including:

  • Hands-on learning
  • Diverse community of learners
  • A computer for every student
  • Greater choice of topic and approach
  • Social and leadership skills
  • Service-learning projects and student-run businesses
  • Overnight and extended-day intersession (field) trips integrated into cycles of learning