ABOUT THE SCHOOL:
Celebrating its 14th year, Lewis & Clark Montessori Charter School (LCMCS) is the largest Montessori school in Oregon. We are a district-sponsored public Charter School serving almost 400 students within the Portland Metro area. We offer a tuition-based Primary Program (ages 2.5-5) and a tuition-free K-8 Public Montessori program. The LCMCS campus is located in the beautiful agricultural area of Damascus, 30 minutes’ drive both from Portland and Mt Hood. Our fully implemented AMI Montessori program includes three Primary classrooms, four Younger Elementary classrooms, four Older Elementary classrooms, and a lively 70-student Adolescent program. Lewis & Clark Montessori is a diverse community where people connect, contribute, learn and grown.
Primary (2.5/3 to 6 years old)
Lower Elementary (1st to 3rd grade)
Upper Elementary (4th to 6th grade)
Adolescent (middle school)
Type of school:
Offers early care?
Offers after care?
Applications open Jan 1st for upcoming school year, lottery drawn March 1st; then rolling admissions
PROGRAMS, POLICIES, AND/OR PRACTICES
Universal General and Socio-Emotional Developmental Screening (all students from 0 to 6 years of age)
Universal Dyslexia Screening for all K-3 students
High Fidelity Montessori program (According to MPPI “Montessori Essentials”)
Program has a written and published commitment to Anti Bias, Anti Racist work
Scholarship, financial aid or income based tuition discount available
Accepts ERDC, Preschool Promise and/or other child care funding assistance program