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RAMONA COMMUNITY
MONTESSORI SCHOOL 
 
 

MISSION STATEMENT

 
The mission of Ramona Community Montessori School is to:
  • Provide children a Montessori education which is sustained by the partnership between administration, staff and parents.
  • Develop the intellectual, physical, and social well being of the child through creative, individualized educational experiences.

VALUES

  • We believe in the dignity of the individual. Therefore, we encourage and expect responsible, respectful attitudes and behavior.
  • We believe the administration, staff, parents and children work in collaboration to create a positive, affirming environment.
  • We believe that learning is a lifelong endeavor, which is enjoyable, satisfying and challenging.
  • We believe all children can learn. We applaud and build on the unique talents of our students and promote teamwork.
  • We recognize that knowledge, motivation, creativity and the skills to access information and apply knowledge are essential to problem solving and learning.
  • We encourage the exploration and understanding of diversity, including cultures, languages, literature, and educational approaches.
  • We teach and encourage children to communicate effectively in social and intellectual arenas.
  • We encourage attitudes of respect and appreciation of America. We value the wise, and productive use of its natural resources.

GOALS

  • Meet Montessori and District adopted standards in language arts, math, science, and social science.
  • Provide well-defined, integrated technology, physical education, and visual and performing arts programs.
  • Teach traditional American values: concepts of national identity, patriotism, and civic duty.
  • Explore the feasibility of providing a second language opportunity.
  • Improve attitudes of respect towards self and others.
  • Develop student problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Develop student abilities for cooperative work.
  • Bridge interactions of children between programs to foster positive school climate.
  • Educate the community about RCMS: a unique, public, Montessori school.
  • Encourage a high level of partnership between administration, staff, and parents.
  • Encourage a high level of involvement of families in school activities, including parent education.
  • Improve and expand facilities for all levels and portions of our school.
  • Explore the feasibility of expanding the program to include options for preschool children.