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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.
Re-enrollment

Returning Families, It's Time to Re-enroll

The Shining Stars Enrollment Team wants to help any way that we can. We will be conducting in-person enrollment at the Shining Stars school building beginning the week of May 18th on Monday’s (10:00 am - 2:00 pm), Wednesday’s (12:00 pm - 6:00 pm), and Friday’s (10:00 am - 2:00 pm). Please ensure that you are wearing a face mask when you enter the school building for your safety as well as ours. If you have questions about the enrollment process or documentation for residency proof please send an email to either cmooregause@shiningstarspcs.org or ttaylor@shiningstarspcs.org prior to arriving at the school.
Virtual Tour

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

Events Calendar

Parents' Day

Time: 8 AM
Location: Cook for your parents

Labor Day

Time: 8 AM
Location: Everywhere
How do Montessori Schools Prepare Children For Modern Life? Featured Photo

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.