Harmony Montessori School

  • Help your child grow in a world of fascination and wonder where learning becomes a lifelong passion of discovery.
  • Harmony Montessori School of Portland fosters a deep connection between the children, the people in their lives and the world around them.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded1994
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students118 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Harmony Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
93%
Average Class Size25 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland
    Portland Waldorf School
    Portland Waldorf School Photo - Photo | Grace Evans
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-12 | 267 students
    6.3 miles
    2300 SE Harrison St
    Portland, OR 97222
    (503) 654-2200
    6.3 PK-12
    267
  • Portland
    Grades: NS-8 | 120 students
    8.6 miles
    4227 N Lombard Street
    Portland, OR 97203
    (503) 753-4459
    8.6 NS-8
    120
  • Damascus
    Grades: PK-8 | 29 students
    8.5 miles
    16077 SE HWY 224
    Damascus, OR 97089
    (503) 558-8514
    8.5 PK-8
    29

School Reviews

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If you are looking for an authentic Montessori education for your children at a smaller school with a family/community centered atmosphere where the guides and head of school are skilled, caring, devoted educators - this is your school. We receive almost daily "check-ins" from our children's guides and access to "Transparent Classroom" where pictures, evaluations, updates and guide/student information are readily accessible. HMS was the sponsor school for the national "Montessorians for Social Justice" conference in 2019 and upper ELs participate in the International Montessori Model United Nations Conference. My children have met a living relative of Kunta Kinte who visited Harmony this year and spoke to the children, as well as musicians, snake handlers, and even took a deep dive into the world of Harry Potter. The guides are always looking for creative ways to deliver lessons and expose the children to the natural world. The children spend time outdoors (rain or shine) every day in the garden, the playground or on walks with the guides on beautiful days. The guides and school staff are always responsive and helpful. The elementary guides use the "dibbles" testing to check where kiddos are academically which isn't always evident or straightforward in a self-directed educational model like the Montessori method.
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