Squamish Montessori School is located in the beautiful Squamish Valley between West Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia. Squamish Montessori School offers a preschool/kindergarten program for children 2.5 to 6 years old. It is licensed as a group daycare.
In 2010 Squamish Montessori Elementary School (SMES) was created under the umbrella of Squamish Montessori Society. SMES is a non-profit provincially funded Independent School offering full Montessori education for grades 1-6.
Squamish Montessori School and Squamish Montessori Elementary School are committed to meeting the social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs of the child. Within the framework of Montessori principles and philosophy, the school's goal is to provide each child the opportunity to develop to their full potential, in a safe, loving, and affirming environment.
"Our care of children should not be governed by our desire to 'make them learn things', but by the endeavor to keep burning within them the light which is called intelligence." -- Maria Montessori