Engaging curiosity, developing critical thinkers

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Border Star Montessori

Pre-K thru 6th Grade

Adriene White, Principal
6321 Wornall Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64113
Phone: 816-418-5150

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A Montessori program with purposeful, tailored instruction to help students thrive.

Border Star Montessori prepares the learner for life in a diverse educational and social environment. Children are encouraged to become self-motivated learners and develop qualities of order, concentration and independence.

By engaging a child’s natural curiosity, they develop strong study habits and critical thinking skills.

Develop a Life-Long Love of Learning

The Montessori approach emphasizes independence, freedom within limits and encourages a child’s natural development through curiosity and exploration. Children follow their interests, wherever that passion leads. They develop a life-long love of learning through a balance of freedom and responsibility within the classroom.

Freedom to Learn at Your Pace

Students are place in mixed age groups that offer a variety of activities, enabling children to become peer teachers and learn from helping one another. They have the freedom to work at their own pace and become enthusiastic learners.

Border Star activities include:

  • Montessori Model Nations
  • Honor Choir
  • Ballet
  • Chess Club
  • Instrumental Music
  • Gardening
  • And more

Admission Requirements

Pre-K and Kindergarten Admission Requirements: All P3s, P4s and kindergarteners are eligible for admission based on available seats. They must be school ready and able to abide by school policies and expectations as indicated in “Behavioral Expectation Student Contract”, which will be distributed upon acceptance. Students must be 3, 4 years old by September 1st to qualify for Pre-K. Returning students and siblings of current families are given preference for seating. All returning Pre-school students MUST REAPPLY each year. All new parents will be required to attend a Mandatory Montessori informational before a seat will be offered.

Admission Requirements (1-6): Previous Montessori experience is required for admission to grades 1-6. Families must attend a parent meeting upon student acceptance to the program.