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​Housed on a quiet residential street in the beautiful mountain town of Carbondale, Colorado, Mount Sopris Montessori School is a non-profit preschool that serves around 60 children ages 18 months through age 6. Founded in 1981 by Kathryn and Mark Ross, the not-for-profit school is recognized as an exceptional preschool environment, based on the Montessori Method of child-led learning.

Our Mission

Mount Sopris Montessori School is dedicated to cultivating children’s respect for themselves, their community and their natural environment though the insightful application of Montessori principles. The mission is to provide the best early childhood Montessori education to each child.

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