Holliday Montessori School

at 7227 Jackson Ave, Kansas City, 64132 United States

Holliday Montessori School is a signature school in the Kansas City Public Schools. www.kcpublicschools.org/holliday | KCPS: www.facebook.com/KCMOSchools


Holliday Montessori School
7227 Jackson Ave
Kansas City , MO 64132
United States

Description

Harold L. Holliday, Sr. Montessori School serves students from 3 years – 6th grade in the Kansas City Public Schools. We are located at 7227 Jackson, Kansas City, Missouri, 64132. The school was named for the Harold Holliday Sr., a Kansas City attorney and civil rights activist. Holliday Montessori School is surrounded by the rolling hills and dense woods of Swope Park, the “crown jewel” of the Kansas City park system and one of the largest urban parks in the country. The school itself was built specifically to Montessori standards, opening its doors in 1992 as the second Montessori school in the Kansas City Public Schools. Holliday has a unique building design with four wings designated by colors. Each wing features a courtyard filled with interesting things to discover and explore – native flowers, fruit trees, and the occasional statue. Students can be seen throughout the year assisting with routine maintenance of the plants and flowers in these beautiful gardens. Holliday also enjoys a close relationship with neighboring Lakeside Nature Center. A system of trails in the forest behind Holliday connects with Swope Park’s Fox Hollow Trail; classes are frequently seen on afternoon nature walks here. The spirit of community at Holliday wouldn’t be complete without a network of involved parents. The Holliday PTA focuses on community-building activities at the school, making sure there is a level of cooperation between parents, teachers and students. The SAC (School Advisory Committee) is a site-governance organization, providing input to the principal on educational endeavors and financial guidance. Also contributing to the family environment at Holliday is local KCPS partner LINC. LINC provides before and after school care to Holliday students, along with numerous extra-curricular activities.

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