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Who We Are

The mission of Border Star Montessori School is to prepare the learner for life in a diverse educational and social environment. Each child will be encouraged to become a self-motivated learner and develop qualities of order, concentration, and independence.

We are a fully-accredited Montessori pre-K through 6th grade Signature school, comprised of a diverse student population from a wide array of KCMO neighborhoods. Border Star Montessori offers a variety of enriching extracurricular activities (including an award-winning chess club). Before- and after-school care is provided by the Local Investment Commission (LINC). 

Pre-K program serves students ages 3-5 and promotes independent learning and exploration to provide students the tools needed to enter Kindergarten ready to learn and to help your child grow as a lifelong learner. Students must be three or four years old on or before July 31 to qualify for Pre-K.

What We Do

Montessori is an educational approach, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, that emphasizes independence, freedom within limits, and respect for each child's natural development.  Our teachers promote hands-on learning through exploration and discovery.

Develop a life-long love of learning

Children follow their interests, wherever that passion leads. They develop a life-long love of learning through a balance of freedom and responsibility within the classroom.

Freedom to learn at your pace

Our students are in mixed-age groups that offer a variety of activities, enabling children to become peer teachers and learn from helping one another. They have the freedom to work at their own pace and become self-motivated learners.

Uniforms - Optional not required

Solid navy, light blue, gray, red, green, or Border star polo shirts (must have a collar or turtleneck), white blouses for girls. Tan (khaki) or navy blue pants, skirt, jumper, or shorts. Denim jeans or shorts on Fridays with a school spirit shirt.


School Hours:
8:20 a.m - 3:20 p.m.

Border Star’s Key Features:

  • Ballet
  • Before & After School Care (K-6)
  • Chess Club
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Free Breakfast & Lunch
  • Free Pre-K Program
  • Gardening
  • Green Team
  • Honors Choir
  • Instrumental Music Class
  • Little Dragons Before and After Care (Pre-K)
  • Montessori Model United Nations

Border Star’s Community Partners:

  • St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
  • Third and Long
  • Project Safe
  • Leopold Art Gallery
  • LINC
Border Star students at Field Day

6321 Wornall Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 418-5150