“Education cannot be effective unless it helps a child to open up himself to life.”
~ Maria Montessori
At Village Gate Middle School we provide the space, support and resources for the adolescent who is, in Montessori’s words, “at the work of constructing that greatest marvel of the Universe, the human being.“ Given equal parts independence and thoughtful guidance, Village Gate students explore, take risks, make mistakes, learn and grow; they seek knowledge as a means to achieve real-life endeavors; they develop meaningful relationships with adults and peers; and they begin to understand humanity and what it means to be one of its members.
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