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A Montessori school serving grades 1-8

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The Journey School – A Montessori Elementary and Middle School
Located on 63 acres in Spencerville, MD
The Journey School, a private Montessori School located in Spencerville, MD enrolling students in grades 1-8. We serve students and families from Ashton, Brookeville, Burtonsville, Bowie, Clarksville, Cloverly, Columbia, Ellicott City, Fulton, Highland, Laytonsville, Laurel, Olney, Kensington, Sandy Spring, Silver Spring, Spencerville, and Takoma Park. Let's add your city!

For families seeking a better alternative to other private or public schools, students will find a warm, supportive, and caring environment that focuses on the child and on learning. Our classrooms are filled with activities designed to pique curiosity and encourage excellence in academics, while promoting social interaction, self-expression and self-knowledge. For the child completing preschool or elementary school at one of the fine Montessori or privates schools in our area, the transition will be a natural and seamless one.

Our Montessori School provides rich instruction in humanities, mathematics, science, art, health, and environmental studies. Our curriculum uses the integrated, project-based program built upon the Montessori method, founded by Dr. Maria Montessori over 100 years ago. 

For more information about The Journey School, a private Montessori School, please use our contact form, or call 240-324-6160 to schedule a tour.
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