Guadalupe Montessori School

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NTEE Code: 
B- Education
Mission Statement: 

Our mission is to foster independent, enthusiastic learners by creating a stimulating environment that incorporates Montessori education methods and values, providing a framework for the development of the whole child to families from all cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds.

Programs: 

Guadalupe Montessori School (GMS) is a certified Montessori school serving the children of Grant County and surrounding areas. GMS provides a full scholastic program including art, music, and foreign languages. GMS offers an elementary program serving ages 6-12, a primary program serving ages 3-6, and a toddler program serving ages 14 mos.-3 years.

GMS also provides before school and after school services and a summer program offering a variety of art, gardening, music, theatre and cooking classes. In addition to its classrooms, GMS has a commercial kitchen, outdoor garden, and playground for each age group. GMS serves healthy organic or natural lunches and snacks daily and participates in the state nutrition program, offering free or reduced lunches to qualified families.

GMS is an economically diverse school and offers financial aid, scholarships and tuition work exchange to qualifying families. It also accepts CYFD funding for child care. School tuition is 35-50% lower than comparable New Mexico Montessori Schools.

GMS is certified through Association Montessori Internatele (AMI) and is the only AMI certified school in New Mexico. The elementary and primary faculty have received the highest levels of Montessori education.

Populations Served: 
Children and Youth
Rural
Counties Served: 
Grant
Hidalgo
Luna
Year Founded: 
1979
Annual Budget: 
$250,000 - $499,999
Personnel: 
10 to 29 FTE
Executive Director: 
Ellen Gore, School Director; Heather Castello, Business Director
Board and Volunteer Positions: 
Accepts inquiries about volunteering
Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: 
Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS

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Last Updated Date: 
Sep 18 2012

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