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.
Learn More

Upcoming Events

Feb
9
February 9, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Feb
10
February 10, 2016
12:00 am - 12:00 am


Feb
12
February 12, 2016
12:00 am - 12:00 am


Feb
12
February 12, 2016
12:00 am - 12:00 am


Recent Photos

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

Recent Videos

Our school community is so fortunate to have such talented parents. Thank you to Sahana and her mom for sharing music from India with us today.
In case you missed the Elementary & Kindergarten kids performing Joy to the World at Holly Jolly. Enjoy!
We've learning about the Family of the Sun. The volume is a bit low, but the acting is top notch!

Annual Fund Online Giving

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.

Hot Topics

Submit Parent Volunteer Hours

Link your Ingles Advantage Card

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

Latest News

... See MoreSee Less

23 hours ago

Swannanoa Valley Montessori School added 3 new photos — at Swannanoa Valley Montessori School. ... See MoreSee Less

23 hours ago

Read More

Swannanoa Valley Montessori School added 7 new photos — at Swannanoa Valley Montessori School. ... See MoreSee Less

23 hours ago

Read More

SVMS at a Glance

> Founded in 2003

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

> A member of American Montessori Society

> Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors

> Children’s House program (3 years – 6 years)

> Elementary program (grades 1 – 6) established in 2004

>located on Center Avenue in Black Mountain, NC

> Enrollment: 55

Website Development by WORDALOT