Lakewood Montessori Magnet

2119 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

The Montessori Middle School program focuses on community building and student leadership. The Montessori method of instruction is an internationally recognized instructional program.

Features of the magnet school include:

  • All core teachers trained at The Cincinnati Secondary Montessori Teacher Education Center
  • A co-teaching model for core subject areas to allow for project-based learning
  • Large uninterrupted blocks of work time to allow for independent, small group, and large group learning
  • Strong emphasis on community building in the classroom
  • Expectation of student service learning hours

Lottery Priorities

Link priority for rising 6th grade applicants from Morehead and Watts Montessori.* Applicants must rank Lakewood Montessori Middle as their first choice to receive the link priority.

*Please note that there is no guarantee of assignment for either sibling priorities, or link priority, as seats must be available at the grade level(s) requested. 

Please see FAQs for priority definitions and explanations.


District wide