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Welcome to SVMS. We are building a sustainable and vital environment for children to actualize their full human potential and bring about peace in the world.

About SVMS

SVMS is a non-profit, private Montessori School licensed by the state of North Carolina with 2 locations in Black Mountain. SVMS focuses on the Montessori approach to child-centered learning by creating an environment where children feel secure, supported, and stimulated. We believe in the child: in each dream, in each mind and in each individual, through nurturing confidence, self-motivation and cooperation we promote community awareness and enthusiasm for life-long learning. We wish to help children become individuals who respect themselves, other beings and the world in which they live.
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Upcoming Events

March 10, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

March 30, 2015 - April 4, 2015
12:00 am - 12:00 am

April 6, 2015
12:00 am - 12:00 am

April 14, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Education cannot be effective unless it helps a child open up himself to life.
-Maria Montessori

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I highly recommend SVMS! We love the Montessori method of teaching. Two of our children have attended SVMS, and both have been better off for it.

-SVMS Parent

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SVMS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations to SVMS are tax-deductible. As a private, non-profit school, our operating expenses are supported by tuition, fund-raising opportunities, and donations. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to SVMS, please click below.

SVMS at a Glance

> Founded in 2003

> A non-profit, private Montessori School licensed by the State of North Carolina

> Affiliated with The International Montessori Council

> Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors

> Children’s House program (3 years – 6 years) located on Center Avenue in Black Mountain, NC

> Elementary program (grades 1 – 6) established in 2004 and located at Carver Community Center, Black Mountain, NC

> Enrollment: 55