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).

We are currently accepting applications for several 3 and 4 year old girls for enrollment in January 2018. We are also accepting inquiries for enrollment for the 2018-19 school year.

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 …

Annie Robertson