Silverbow Montessori School

1800 Sunset Rd
Butte, MT 59701-0597
     Tel: (406)494-1033
        
   
Grades: PK - 6 | 44 students
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Silver Bow Montessori School is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization dedicated to the development of the “whole” child.
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Our purpose is to nurture independent children capable of joyful learning.
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The Montessori philosophy of education is based upon respect for each child as a unique human being who carries, unseen within, the person they will become.
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To achieve our mission, Silver Bow Montessori School offers a carefully prepared environment, featuring a large campus with open spaces indoors and out.
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With a comfortable home-like setting, the classrooms, playground, and garden offer abundant opportunities for learning, character building, and fun.
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Our environment provides security for emotional growth as well as intellectual learning.
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We share Dr. Maria Montessori’s conviction that the preservation of each child’s dignity is crucial.
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Treated with respect, our students develop respect for self, others, and the environment.
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Embracing the Montessori philosophy, our teachers support and nurture the development of each student, based upon individual readiness, needs, interests, and learning style.
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The use of hands-on materials and individual lessons allows for a natural progression from concrete work to abstract reasoning as the child develops and matures.
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Each student chooses appropriate materials and activities with ample time to satisfy the drive for mastery through repetition.
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Without promoting external rewards, independent work habits are nourished, preserving the child’s internal motivation.
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This self-paced learning and the right to exercise liberty with responsibility provide opportunities for problem solving, priority setting, and decision-making.
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Through multi-age groupings, a natural mentoring process develops.
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More experienced students share their understanding, thereby reinforcing their own learning while building leadership skills.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6

Student Body

Total Students 44 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Silverbow Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Capstone Christian Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Capstone Christian Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Butte Central Catholic Elementary/Jr/Senior High Schools (4.1 miles away)
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  • ButteCapstone Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    1485 Continental Dr
    ButteMT 59701
    (406)782-7777
      (Christian)
    1.1 mi | 25 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • ButteHighland View Christian School
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Po Box 3043
    ButteMT 59702
    (406)221-7044
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    3.4 mi | 6 students | Gr. 1-7                      
  • ButteButte Central Catholic Elementary/Jr/Senior High Schools
      (Roman Catholic)
    9 South Idaho
    ButteMT 59701
    (406)782-6761
      (Roman Catholic)
    4.1 mi | 379 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • ButteButte Central Catholic High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    9 S Idaho St
    ButteMT 59701
    (406)782-6761
      (Roman Catholic)
    4.1 mi | 133 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HelenaChildren's World Montessori
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    32 S Ewing St Ste 122
    HelenaMT 59601
    (406)449-3726
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    49 mi | 28 students | Gr. K                      

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