The most important lesson I learned at KMS is how to think: how to figure things out for myself instead of simply memorizing and reciting. KMS Alumna, 2009 (Elementary Graduate 2004)

About

Founded in 1966, KMS is the oldest Montessori school in Knoxville. It is widely recognized for its high academic standards, nurturing environment, experienced teaching staff, and diverse student body.

KMS Tour

Below are some pictures of our building, our Montessori materials, and our playground. More pictures will be added soon.

To ensure the safety of our students and their families, the slide show does not include pictures of children.

  • Primary II - Practical Life Area
    Primary II - Practical Life Area

We invite you to follow the links below to learn more about our school’s operation and culture.

Because of the combined grade classrooms, I learned how to get help from my classmates when I didn’t understand something, and later how to be an eager but patient teacher. KMS Alumna, 2009 (Elementary Graduate 2007)