Armatage Montessori School is a public magnet in Southwest Minneapolis. The Montessori education method creates a nurturing, child-centered environment using materials that cultivate your child's natural desire to learn.  Our school serves Pre-Kindergarten, ECSE, and Kindergarten-5th grade students.  Our school day begins at 7:30 am and ends at 2:00 pm.  

Minneapolis Public Schools - Urban Education. Global Citizens.
New Safety Procedure effective 1/7/2019

To ensure the safety of all students, we are amending our current procedures to ensure all children are dismissed to the appropriate people / or locations.  Any phone request to have a student go home via a different method than usual must come by 12:00 p.m. and be followed up with an email to the classroom teacher & the secretary at:  This will allow the office staff to double check the student’s emergency card for any exclusions.

From the Desk of Principal Franks
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 8:00 AM

Principal Joan Franks shares the latest news with the Armatage Montessori community in her letter dated Monday, June 3, 2019. Click the title link to read her full letter.

Clean-Up Volunteers needed for the Armatage Courtyard
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 7:50 AM
Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Or a way to get outside this summer? Join an email group to learn about meetings for the Armatage court yard clean up one morning a week, 8:30 am - 11:00 am. You can come as much or as little as your schedule allows. Please come help us make the Armatage court yard beautiful again. Contact


Thank You Track and Field Day Volunteers!
Monday, June 3, 2019 5:00 AM

A GIGANTIC thank you to all of you who helped with this year's Track and Field Day and parade Thursday, May 23rd!  It takes a lot of help before, during and after to make this event happen and be successful.   We appreciate everyone who pitched in to help!  We couldn’t have done it without you.  Click the title link to read the full thank you letter.