Sunnyside Mennonite Montessori School (SMMS) is a single classroom, half-day program for children aged 3 through the Kindergarten year. Families can choose from a 3 or 4-day week depending on age. We meet in the lower level of the Portland Mennonite Church located in the Sunnyside (Hawthorne) neighborhood in SE Portland, OR (map).

Applications for the 2019-20 school year are now open. Call (971-266-0701) or email to schedule an observation and/or ask questions about the school’s program

New Teaching Staff Needed!

SMMS is hiring for two positions: Lead Teacher and Assistant Teacher starting in August 2019. To  apply, please send a cover letter and resume to by April 27th, 2019.


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