Inspiring empathetic, inquisitive, and resilient leaders.


Issaquah Montessori School provides children a thoughtfully prepared, traditional Montessori environment in which to flourish, surrounded by respect, order, and a sense of community. We are committed to observing and guiding each child through the developmental process. 


  • Model compassion for each other and the natural world
  • Prioritize social-emotional learning
  • Practice self-reflection
  • Offer a safe space for holding emotions
  • Acknowledge and support the needs of the child


  • Allow the natural curiosity of the child to unfold
  • Spark joy and a love of learning
  • Practice problem solving
  • Develop skills to pursue passions


  • Provide a safe space to learn
  • Encourage persistence
  • Respect and acknowledge the work of the child
  • Celebrate independence