Cedar River Montessori School fosters the innate curiosity of the child, presenting learning experiences that cultivate independent, creative thinkers who continuously build their understanding of themselves and the world around them.

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  • Farm Conservation in Action

    We steward the health of our animals, water, and pastures through our Farm Conservation Plan.
  • Accredited Montessori Education in South King County

    Serving ages 3 through grade 8, Cedar River Montessori is the only American Montessori Society-Accredited Montessori school in the Seattle metro area south of I-90. We are proud to center transformative, anti-bias, anti-racist Montessori education.
  • Our campus is a Washington State Stewardship Forest

    Students make transformative connections with the natural world in our 12-acre classroom. Learn more about our 12-Acre Trails and Forest Restoration Project.

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  • Native American Heritage Month Door Showcase

    November is Native American Heritage Month, and in recognition of the month, classes, administration and staff chose Native American and indigenous community change makers. After much research, learning, and creating, the lives and accomplishments of these people are honored on doors and in community spaces. Over the past week and into next week, classrooms are touring campus to learn more about important Native Americans and indigenous peoples in other countries. Doors will be up through November 30, and we hope you get a chance to stop by and learn more about these incredible people!
    Here are some highlights:
    Early Childhood 1 – John Herrington (Chickasaw Nation), first enrolled member of a Native American tribe to fly in space
    Early Childhood 2 – Ria Thundercloud (Ho-Chunk Nation and Sandia Pueblo), dancer
    Early Childhood 3 – Bronwyn Bancroft (Bundjalung, Australia), aboriginal artist
    Lower Elementary 1 – Valerie Segrest (Muckleshoot), nutrition educator
    Lower Elementary 2 – Maria Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo), potter and artisan
    Upper Elementary – Quannah Chasinghorse (Navajo Nation), model and actress
    Middle School – Qualet (Quileute), cultural preservation
    Outdoor Education – James Rasmussen (Duwamish), environmentalist
    Animal Care and Behavior – Lozen (Apache), clairvoyant and expert horse rider
    Garden – Three women ancestors from the Duwamish tribe
    Office Lobby – Various women from the past and present
        - Jessica Hernandez (Binnizá & Maya Ch'orti'), indigenous scholar, scientist, and community advocate
        - Louie Gong (Nooksack), founder of Eighth Generation
        - Land Rights Issues and Deb Haaland (Pueblo of Laguna), first Native American to serve as cabinet secretary
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