Who We Are

Dandelion Montessori is a collaborative community of Montessori learners, ages 2.9 through 6 years, educators and families in Somerville, MA.  Established in 2015 as a coop community for toddlers, Dandelion is a Wildflower Network School, an innovative approach to Montessori education started by the Social Computing Group at the MIT Media Lab. 

What We Believe

We believe children to be intrinsically good, intrinsically peaceful and intrinsically motivated to learn. At Dandelion, children and adults work together to create a peaceful, cooperative, loving, and joyful learning environment.  The Nine Principles

What We Do

Dandelion provides high quality, authentic Montessori education for children during their early childhood and kindergarten years.  Our school supports children and their families in an inclusive and diverse community that fosters the growth of the whole child on their journey to becoming peaceful, powerful, and purposeful human beings.  Our School

Where We Are

Dandelion is located on the unceded land of Pawtucket and Mass-aschu-es-et peoples. We acknowledge the Pawtucket and Mass-aschu-es-et community, their elders both past and present, as well as future generations.