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Harold Holliday, Sr. Montessori

Pre-K thru 6th Grade

KaLinda Bass-Barlow, Principal
7227 Jackson Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone: 816-418-1950

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Encouraging exploration and discovery through authentic, purposeful hands-on learning

Harold L. Holliday, Sr. Montessori is a public signature Montessori school in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Students residing within the KCPS school boundary are invited to apply.

At Holliday, the Montessori philosophy allows our teachers to promote hands-on learning through exploration and discovery.

Our learning environment is:

  • Self-paced
  • Collaborative
  • Purposeful

Students develop:

  • Concentration and initiative
  • Leadership skills
  • Self-discipline and responsibility
  • Independence
  • A lifelong love of learning

Students have the freedom to:

  • Work at their own pace
  • Explore for themselves
  • Learn to be self-motivated learner

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.