Serving children ages 2–12, Kingsley Montessori School is located in two historic buildings in Back Bay. At Kingsley, we believe in each child’s deep capacity to learn and connect ideas and concepts through an integrated and expansive curriculum. We nurture an innate desire to be independent and engaged in meaningful and purposeful work—activity we see each day. Mixed-aged learning environments powerfully ignite and engage imagination and curiosity. Children thrive when they feel loved, valued, and respected for who they are. This sense of belonging steers their maturation into kind, respectful, and positive community members. Kingsley students graduate as independent, engaged learners who take a proactive approach to their own education.
Kingsley Montessori offers a unique vision of what education can be. While our programs change to meet the needs of our students, our values and core principles are enduring. What happens in the ten years from age two to age twelve? During that Foundational Decade, a school can empower students to take ownership of their own learning and become learners for life. Inquiry-based learning, learning that is responsive to student interests and questions, creates empowerment. It combines choice with high expectations, and it encourages children to undertake new challenges.
Kingsley believes in connecting ideas, skills, and knowledge in new ways; thinking critically, collaboratively, and intelligently about your work. It’s about asking, not just answering, insightful questions. At Kingsley, we encourage students at every age to take responsibility for their own learning and learn by doing.