At Smaller Scholars Montessori Academy, our trained, qualified and caring staff takes a hands-on Montessori approach to learning and provides quality programming and dedicated teachers for children 18 months to 12 years old. Due to our individualized instruction, you may apply for entry at any time.

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Our most important goal is to provide your child with an environment that champions children to grow intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically and to cultivate a lifetime love of learning.

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The basic idea of the Montessori philosophy of education is that all children carry within themselves the person they will become. In order to develop their physical, intellectual, and spiritual potential, the children must have freedom, which is achieved through order and self-discipline.

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My family is forever grateful because in the five years that my children went to Smaller Scholars, the effort, dedication, and sacrifice from all the members of the staff went above and beyond our expectations to the point where they became like family to us. My wife and I are certain that the great personalities that they have now are thanks to the education they received at this school. Especially Miss Janet and Mrs. Ann. We love you ladies! I have no doubt that Smaller Scholars is the best Montessori Academy in Houston.

Jaime Valencia

I have 2 boys currently attending Smaller Scholars, Dairy Ashford. One started when he was 3 and the other when he was 18 months. I love the School safe and nurturing feel. It is helping my boys develop a sense of a global community and also to respect others and the environment. The staff is terrific, both of their teachers are awesome (Ms. Bahuvnita and Ms. Marshall) along with their assistants. I have been an EC-4 teacher for 11 years in the public system and one thing I love about Montessori is that they expect the child to master each concept and not just expose them to the curriculum. The way this system approaches literacy development and math concepts at their early age is impressive. We are happy parents at SSMA.

Alicia Molina Wiley

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