Our vision

LEARN self-respect, compassion and commitment to community | GROW academically, socially, emotionally, creatively and intellectually | BECOME world citizens who have a voice and make a difference.

Our community exists to nurture creative, conscientious and productive individuals committed to caring for themselves, one another and the environment in an ever-changing, global society. Read our school’s guiding principles here.

We Strive To Offer

  • The highest educational standards
  • A personalized educational experience
  • Excellent teachers and low student/teacher ratios
  • Strong collaboration between students, parents, teachers and staff
  • Development of strong personal values and cooperative social skills
  • An atmosphere that celebrates and honors diversity

Montes­sori cur­riculum

  • Teachers are trained to carefully observe and respect children’s individual needs and interests.
  • Students move at their own pace, and receive individualized assessment.
  • Environments are prepared with thoughtful, hands-on, Montessori materials.
  • Multi-age classrooms mean younger children learn readily from older children, and older children develop mastery of skills by teaching.
  • The curriculum fosters community awareness and social responsibility.
  • Children naturally develop self-discipline and a love of learning.


Woodinville Montessori School is fully accredited through 12th grade by NWAIS. WMS is accredited by AMS for students aged 18 months to 18 years, and approved by Washington state through 12th grade. Learn more about the school's accreditations here.

Our mission

A smiling woman
Sunita Pailoor, Head of Woodinville Montessori School
Founded in 1983, Woodinville Montessori School is a diverse community of lifelong learners dedicated to the optimal intellectual, emotional, social, physical, ethical and spiritual development of each child using Montessori and contemporary methods.

State­ment of Non­discrimi­nation

Woodinville Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, disability, age, national or ethnic origin, or other legally protected status in admission of otherwise qualified students, or in providing access to the rights, privileges, programs, or activities generally available to all students and their families, including educational policies, tuition assistance, and other school administered programs. Similarly, it does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.