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Mission And Vision

The mission of Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School is to offer a quality Montessori education infused with culturally inclusive principles to guide children to develop to their fullest potential. The vision of the founders of Shining Stars Montessori Academy is one that seeks to alter the educational outcomes of children living in Washington, DC, thereby positioning them for future success. In keeping with our mission, we will strive to nurture the genius of all the children who come through our doors, guiding them in the principles of the Montessori approach.

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SSMA Community Fund- COVID19

Now, more than ever, a strong community is what will give us strength. Many of our families and friends will soon be facing financial and emotional hardship. Our Board of Directors is leading this campaign so that we can support as many families as possible. In the coming months, some might need help with groceries, medical expenses, rent, and other bills. The fund will support us during the 2020-2021 years and beyond. Help us make this fund strong to support as many as possible.
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Shining Stars Virtual Open House and Tour

Thank you for joining us on May 14th and 16th for our Virtual Open House. If you missed these events, you can still experience our Virtual Tour by visiting our video section or clicking the link below. For more information, please call (202) 723-1467 or email info@shiningstarspcs.org
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CURIOUS ABOUT THE MONTESSORI MODEL?

Are you or other DC parents you know curious about why the Montessori model is one of the most popular educational approaches around the world? Come to an open house to learn more! DC families from all neighborhoods are welcome and encouraged to learn more about how an authentic Montessori education cultivates creativity, curiosity, leadership, critical thinking and supports problem solvers who are also compassionate and kind to others. Interested parents can RSVP to reserve a space for any of our upcoming open houses.

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How do Montessori Schools Prepare Children For Modern Life?

When deciding what elementary school path to take, the choices are sometimes overwhelming. Many people think Montessori schools are only for preschool- and kindergarten-age children. However, there are many reasons to consider a Montessori school for your child’s formative years. Below are just a few of the most compelling arguments for Montessori education that tie into preparing your child for the future.