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Welcome to the Montessori School of Maui

The Montessori School of Maui, founded in 1978, began by serving just 8 students in a simple Quonset hut beside St. Rita’s Church in Haiku. Over the years the organization has evolved to a lovely 9-acre campus serving over 260 students, from 18 months to 8th grade, and is currently experiencing its highest attendance to date.

The school employs a collaborative learning environment, based upon the time-honored principles developed by Dr. Maria Montessori over 100 years ago and refined by generations of dedicated teachers, designed to stimulate each student's critical thinking skills, cultivate inquisitive minds and empower children to actively participate in the rapidly changing environment of the twenty first century.

The Montessori teaching methodology is uniquely based upon observation, peer learning, tactile learning materials and intrinsic motivation. Within each classroom, multiple grades or levels of students are combined, creating an environment whereby students serve as leaders for one-another. These elements all come together to create a truly distinctive and remarkable approach to education.

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    Our school will benefit with each and every order that is begun through the Amazon search window on our website.  Simply start your search there and you will be taken to the full Amazon webpage.  The School can earn up to 6 percent of your total purchase every time you initiate your shopping with Amazon on through our site!  Please visit here to learn more and begin shopping: http://www.momi.org/giving/othersupport.cfm read more >

  • Kupuna Day 2015

    Montessori School of Maui Kupuna Day 2015 Beloved Kupuna, you're invited: Enjoy light refreshments and a personal tour of your grandchild’s classroom!   Friday, January 23, 2015   9:00-11:00a.m. Please RSVP by January 19th with Betsy at (808) 573-1046 or betsyb@momi.org.   read more >

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