Welcome to the Knoxville Montessori School!

The Knoxville Montessori School prepares children for the world. Our goal is to help your child become an independent, responsible adult with a life-long love of learning.

"Montessori makes learning fun!"

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We are accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year. Click here to fill out an inquiry form.

The Knoxville Montessori School is a nonprofit private school that provides high-quality Montessori education in a supportive, nurturing environment to students from Preschool through 6th Grade.

For most children, Montessori is the most natural and enjoyable way to learn – and since its founding in 1966, KMS has been widely recognized as one of Knoxville’s best Montessori schools.

For more information, contact KMS at 865-525-6042 or kms(at)knoxvillemontessori.org.

KMS’s Primary Classes have been validated by the Montessori Alliance of Tennessee! For more info, click here. For more information about the Montessori Alliance of Tennessee and MAT’s Validation Project, click here.

News & Resources

Valerie’s Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season

Written by Valerie Kuentz

If you’re considering what to give your children, family or friends’ children for the holidays, or if you just need a list of loving suggestions for family and friends, I’ve compiled a list of great gifts that encourage healthy development for our children

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Tips for Better School Day Mornings

Written by Annie Brown

New adventures await for everyone starting school this week!  However, school day mornings can be a source of stress and anxiety for students and parents. Visit Knoxville Moms Blog to see our tips for creating and maintaining peaceful and successful school day mornings.      

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KMS Elementary Students Win 1st Place at Chalk Walk, Donate to Project Being There

Written by Elizabeth Coburn

KMS students won 1st place in the Elementary Collaborative Division at the Dogwood Arts Chalk Walk in April. The team voted to donate their prize of $100 to a nonprofit organization, Project Being There.

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We appreciate all you have done for [our granddaughter]. She has had a great experience at KMS. KMS Grandparent, 2011