A child never forgets learning like this.


A world of learning in their hands.


Classic Montessori for a modern future.


What happens within these walls will not happen any place else.

Welcome to the world of a child.

For over five decades, Alexander Montessori School has served children, ages 18 months to 12 years by providing an unrivaled educational experience. With four campuses in Miami, Florida, AMS has earned a reputation as a place where the Teachers and Staff truly care about their students. This nurturing atmosphere, coupled with the Montessori Method, creates a dynamic environment where children “Learn to Love to Learn.” We invite you to explore the Alexander Montessori School website and discover the difference.


Accredited by 6 distinguished organizations


Families from 6 out of the 7 continents (Antarcticans, apply now!)


Dozens of diverse activities during and after school


Second language opportunities–including immersion programs


Thousands of successful graduates since 1963


Ages 18 months to 3 years

  • Available at the Palmetto Bay Campus (18 months-3 years) and the Old Cutler Road Campus (2-3 years)
  • A nurturing environment
  • A child-centered and thoughtful curriculum
  • Empowering independence and interdependence


Ages 3 to 6 years

  • Available at the Red Road Campus, Old Cutler Road Campus, and Palmetto Bay Campus
  • A three-year mixed-age community with highly trained, certified, and experienced teachers
  • Individualized learning at your child's pace
  • Spanish Immersion

Lower Elementary

Grades 1 through 3

  • Available at the Ludlam Road Campus
  • A three-year mixed-aged community with highly trained, certified, experienced teachers
  • Individualized curriculum at your child's pace
  • Music, art, computers, dance, and other specialized classes

Upper Elementary

Grades 4 through 5

  • Available at the Ludlam Road Campus
  • Departmentalized Middle School Preparatory Program with subject area specialists
  • Options available to work above grade level
  • Music, art, computers, dance, and other specialized classes

Nestled on

four scenic campuses

Families living or working in the South Miami/Coral Gables/Coconut Grove/Downtown areas often find our FREE shuttle bus from our Red Road (South Miami) location to be convenient. Students will be transported from our Red Road Campus to the Old Cutler Road Campus, the Palmetto Bay Campus, or the Ludlam Road Campus.

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In the News

AMS Says Goodbye to Marta Valdes

In September of 2006, we were blessed to have an amazing, talented, loving, compassionate, and powerhouse of a woman join our School.  Marta Valdes joined us in our Old Cutler Road Campus Office and truly, she quickly earned everyone’s love and respect.  She has been the smile at the gate, in the driveway, on the phone, behind the scenes, walking through the classrooms and on the playgrounds, always looking to help everyone.  There are some children who only want Ms. Marta to help them out of the car - she truly has a magic touch and smile!

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