Come for Coffee, Stay for Fourteen Years

NNM is one of the largest and oldest private Montessori schools in the country. We promote a culture of high academic standards, strong moral and ethical values, and a passion for learning and self-fulfillment. We have a rich tradition of commitment to a quality Montessori education for children ages 6 months through 8 grade.



Our School Values

AT NNM, we teach to our values and provide a learning environment where all members of our community respect and demonstrate:

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Life-long Learning
  • Concern for others and empathy
  • Integrity, Honesty, and Authenticity
  • Humility and Cultural Competency
  • Civility and Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Sustainability, and Community
  • Courageous Leadership



Words from Our Community

“It feels super corny, but sending her to this place was the single most significant decision I made”

—2016 NNM Alum Parent

" get to shape the way you're learning. It makes you want to take more control of your education."

—2011 NNM Alum

"You really develop as a person. You have that advantage of being able to talk to your teacher, your peers, and work together."

—2007 NNM Alum



Come for Coffee, Stay for Fourteen Years

We invite you to find out more about our admissions process and join us for a Coffee Information Session.

Coffees include presentations about our curriculum and philosophy, as well as a tour through classrooms while students are at work, followed by an opportunity to hear from older children and parents about their experiences at NNM.

Vaneesha Pause, Director of Enrollment Services

Vaneesha Pause,
Director of Enrollment Management
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Life at Near North