Welcome to Belfair Montessori Magnet School. We are looking forward to working with you to make this an exciting and rewarding year of academic growth for each of our students.
Using the process of collaborative management, the School Improvement Team, faculty and staff of Belfair Montessori Magnet Elementary School will continue to implement a quality program designed to meet the social, emotional, and academic needs of all students. We will equip students to function at their highest potential, thereby enabling them to lead full, productive, and rewarding lives.
Magnet Online Application
Magnet Application Period
Magnet Open House is scheduled for October 21 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The magnet application period is from October 21, 2013 -December 13, 2013.
For the current school year (2013 – 2014), we added sixth grade.The most exciting news is that on next year (2014 – 2015) we will add the seventh grade, and on the following year (2015 – 2016), the eighth grade will be added.
Montessori Middle Schools:
·Foster students’ inner motivation to learn and be responsible;
·Provide opportunities for students to participate in daily decisions:
·Encourage students as they explore who they are and what they are capable of;
·Small class size - every student can get individualized instructions
·Teacher and teacher assistant in every class; and
·Peaceful Resolution:use for problem solving techniques in a peaceful way.
How Is Montessori Middle School Similar to Montessori Elementary School?
·Uninterrupted blocks of work time;
·A learning environment prepared to support a particular development stage;
·An environment that nurtures a sense of belonging to a community;
·Continuity of teachers over multiple years; and
·Encompasses a family environment which is nourished by love, joy, peace and happiness.
For additional information, please call the school at (225) 356-6191
All Visitors Need To Report To The Office Upon Arrival
You Must have a visable Visitor's Pass
All visitors are welcome at Belfair Montessori Magnet Elementary. It is imperative that you MUST sign in at the office and get a Visitor's Pass before going to a classroom. This procedure guarantees the safety of our children.
Click Image to Enlarge EBRPSS 2008-2013 Strategic Plan and Vision and Mission Statement
CLICK HEREfor a message from our Principal, Mr. Jamar Jackson
Belfair Montessori Magnet Elementary School has two educational programs. There is a traditional program (Grades K-5) and a Montessori program. (3 years- 5th grade)
To educate the whole child--academically, socially, emotionally, and physically—developing successful and productive citizens for a diverse and changing world
An authentic public Montessori school committed to educating the whole child.
Hands-on learning with beautiful Montessori materials
Creating/preparing lifelong learners
Teaching principles of peace and well-being
Preparing resourceful citizens in a democratic and rapidly changing society
Supporting parents as partners in education
A school of choice and excellence
We will learn, achieve and succeed!
A Great Place to Learn
Belfair Montessori Magnet Elementary School offers a quality education
to each of its 300+ students. Whether Montessori or traditional, Belfair is
committed to having each child become a successful citizen. We offer a caring
staff and faculty who see each child as an individual and works to have him/her
reach their full potential. In addition to our core curriculum, we also offer
each student the following ancillary classes: P.E., library, art, music, and
computer lab. In addition to these quality programs we offer counseling,
exceptional student services, READ 180, Exploring Math, reading and math
coaches, tutoring, extended day, and ICARE.
New National Board Certified Teachers
We would like to celebrate two members of our staff who recently became National Board Certified Teachers. Dr. Dilek Buchholz (Montessori Prek/K) and Jeannine Smith (Montessori 4,5) were recently named as successfully passing the rigorous testing required. Congratulations!!
Home Access Center
Click to picture to access the Home Access Center online grade book
CLICK HERE for a copy of the welcome to Home Access Center
Belfair Montessori Magnet Elementary School opened in 1950 as a neighborhood school. In 1985, Belfair became a Visual and Performing Arts/ Extended Day Academy. The Montessori program replaced the academy in 1996. In 2013, the school transitioned into a "dedicated" Montessori Magnet School adding a middle school component beginning with 6th grade adding a grade a year until the school has 8th grade.
Belfair Montessori Magnet Elementary School is proud to be a PBIS school.
The EBRPSS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or qualified disability.