Breakthrough Montessori Public Charter School

Breakthrough Montessori Public Charter School

Offering free, high quality Montessori education to families in Washington, DC.

Breakthrough Montessori is a public charter school in Washington, D.C., serving children from three years old through (eventually) sixth grade. Breakthrough pilots many of NCMPS’ school and teacher support initiatives including the D.C. Teacher Residency, Montessori classroom coaching, school services, and more.

NCMPS offers a range of services to organizations and school districts for launching and supporting public Montessori programs.

Many resources are available as free downloads on the Resources section of our website. Other services are offered on a consultation or contract basis.

For organizations and districts just getting started, read Getting Started with Public Montessori and consult the Resources page — many questions are answered in those documents. For further information and to contract for services, contact NCMPS at [email protected].

Start-Up Services

  • Initial consultation and landscape analysis
  • Program design
  • Financial modelling
  • Staffing development
  • Site development
  • Communication planning
  • Montessori materials procurement
  • Pre-launch staff orientation — one to four weeks

Support Services

For existing programs looking for Montessori implementation support, NCMPS offers Coaching and Leadership support as well as…

  • School Audit using the Essential Elements Rubric for Montessori in the Public Sector

NCMPS offers workshops at national and regional conferences and as part of school services contracts.  Workshop areas include Program Launch and Development, Program Assessment and Support, Inclusion in Montessori, Student Assessment, and Literacy.  Upcoming Workshops open to public registration are listed below.

Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School: Authenticity and Achievement

Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School:
Authenticity and Achievement

In the four years since opening its doors in 2008 as Hartford, Connecticut’s second public Montessori program, Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School (AFMMS), has found a winning strategy for making Montessori a viable solution to the achievement gap.

City Garden Montessori Charter School: Radical Hospitality

City Garden Montessori Charter School:
Radical Hospitality

Since opening its doors in 2008, City Garden Montessori Charter School, St. Louis, Missouri’s only neighborhood charter school, has pursued a single-minded vision of community engagement grounded in Montessori theory and practice and animated by an unwavering commitment to diversity, equity, and love.

Breakthrough Montessori

Breakthrough:
Montessori

Breakthrough Montessori is a public charter school in Washington, D.C., serving children from three years old through (eventually) sixth grade. Breakthrough pilots many of NCMPS’ school and teacher support initiatives including the D.C. Teacher Residency, Montessori classroom coaching, school services, and more.