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About MIR

We provide a joyful Montessori education in a manner that respects and embraces the whole child.

Montessori in Redlands (MIR) is an independent, nonprofit school located in Redlands, California that serves more than 360 students ages 18 months to 6th grade. We provide a Montessori education based on the principles and practices of the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)

Accreditation and Affiliations

Lead classroom teachers hold AMI diplomas and the school meets the standards set by AMI. The school holds a six-year accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the highest accreditation offered. WASC is one of the seven official regional accreditors responsible for the accreditation of public and private universities, colleges, elementary and secondary schools in the United States, and foreign institutions that originate in the U.S.

MIR and its staff maintain close working relationships with staff and administrators at Montessori schools around the world. They are members of AMI, AMI-USA, AMI-Elementary Alumni Association (AMI-EAA) the Montessori Administrators Association (MAA), and other Montessori associations. Head of School Jenny Davidson currently sits on the AMI Board.

Financial Status and License

MIR is a 501(c)(3) corporation funded by tuition, fees, donations, and grants. Our tax ID is 95-3036995. We are also a licensed childcare center, LIC# 360910803-4-5.

Equity Statement: What We Believe

MIR is committed to creating an anti-bias learning community and to dismantling systems of racism and oppression. As a part of this vision, we strive to listen, learn, and respond by creating equitable values and practices. We will dedicate time and resources for continued staff learning. We will work in partnership with families to align our practices with our values and vision. We believe children should learn about the lives of others and see themselves in the curriculum and stories they hear. We aim to make Montessori in Redlands a welcoming, caring, and intentionally inclusive space.

We believe children have the capacity to create a more peaceful, just, and equitable future. Diversity makes us more resilient and strong, and we welcome you onto this journey with us.


Listed in the 2013-14 USA Montessori Census