Foundations Christian Montessori Academy of Sarasota is a small, not-for-profit school located in a Title 1 school district in Sarasota, Florida. Foundations serves our local families by providing high-quality childcare and individualized primary and secondary education for children ages 12 months through 8thgrade in both Sarasota and Manatee counties. Not only do we provide quality education for all, but we have also continued to provide care for our first responders and essential workers throughout this pandemic, and continue to be a safe haven for children in need, including those bullied, academically challenged, and those neglected and abandoned now being cared for in the foster system. It is our mission and vision to “lay a strong foundation to build up our next generation.”
Our Core Values
Foundations Christian Montessori is distinctively Christian – everything that we do and teach is rooted in the Christian faith and founded upon God and His Word.
Foundations Christian Montessori Academy is distinctively Montessori – our trained Montessori educators and prepared learning environments support the child’s natural desire to learn while at the same time encourage and support the child’s full potential.
Foundations Christian Montessori Academy is a community of grace – we go beyond just rules and consequences in order to reach the hearts of our students and inspire faith-based transformation.
Foundations Christian Montessori Academy is responsive – we strive to exceed expectations and provide a positive school experience for every student and parent.
Foundations Christian Montessori Academy is forward-thinking – we value innovation and strive to discover the best practices for student learning.
Foundations Christian Montessori Academy is purpose-driven – we lead, serve, and teach with great passion because we are confident in what God has called us to do. We work to cultivate that same passion in every one of our students.
Foundations Christian Montessori Academy is a people with open arms – we love people and gladly welcome others into our school family, both from within our local community and from all the nations of the world.
Foundations Christian Montessori Academy is a safe haven – we provide an environment where students are protected both physically and emotionally, and provide a loving atmosphere where they can grow into the person God has called them to be without fear.
Excellence – Experience – Everyone
Foundations Christian Montessori Academy is about Excellence
We value hard work and a commitment to the best in all areas. That’s why students receive opportunities to grow in academics, character, leadership, service, the arts, athletics, and their Christian faith. We believe in educating the whole child… mind, body, and spirit.
Foundations Christian Montessori Academy is about Experience
Our educators are veteran teachers with college degrees and Montessori certifications. With the ability to coordinate curriculum and instructional material from toddlers through middle school, students are guaranteed a seamless education as they transition through the different levels of our school.
Foundations Christian Montessori Academy is about Everyone
We believe that we can be no more than the sum of our parts. We value the partnership of the parents, students, and teachers who work on behalf of our school community. Together, we’re committed to meeting the individual needs of every student, exactly where they’re at.