Secondary Program (Middle School)

Vision

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 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