We are a single classroom half-day school for children aged 3 through the Kindergarten year. With a 3 or 4-day week depending on age. We meet in the lower level of Portland Mennonite Church. We are located in the Sunnyside (Hawthorne) neighborhood of SE Portland, OR (map).

Looking for a school program for your 3-5 year old child? We are now enrolling students for the 2018-19 school year. To schedule an observation or ask questions contact us at or leave a message at 971-266-0701.

For information on how to schedule an observation please visit our Contact page.


I knew nothing about Montessori before sending my son to SMMS. I have been so delighted in this form and philosophy of education. It encourages independence, responsibility and curiosity, allowing students to approach their work at their own pace. Along …

Jessica Mackie

Our family has had a wonderful experience at SMMS, always feeling that we are a team working together to provide the best experience for our children. We have sent both of our sons here, and are confident that SMMS provides …

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