Sussex Montessori Charter School


Welcome to Sussex Montessori  – Southern Delaware’s premier public Montessori school! 

Located in beautiful Western Sussex County, Sussex Montessori provides tuition-free, Montessori education to students grades K-6.  Sussex Montessori will open its doors in Fall 2020 with students grades K-3, adding grade 4, 5, and 6 each subsequent year.

Learn more about the benefits of our unique model, how to apply, enrollment, construction/progress, employment and volunteer opportunities and so much more!

See why more families are choosing Sussex Montessori as their school of choice!!

Coffee and Conversation

Do you have questions about Sussex Montessori?  Join us for coffee and conversation with Lisa Coldiron, Head of School, and get your questions answered.

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Our Methods

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Join our community, begin building strong relationships, and ultimately create an educational network for your whole family.

Sussex Montessori
Charter School


“The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn.”

– Maria Montessori