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A safe and welcoming place where the little ones live a personalized and unforgettable experience, which will strengthen their readiness skills so they can reach their full potential.

In Preschool, our students learn by freely exploring the World around them, attending to their interests and needs, and preparing themselves for a challenging Elementary School.

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Children develop their competencies in an experiential and significant way :

  • Emotional
  • Social
  • Cognitive
  • Motor
  • Linguistic
  • Artistic


The Montessori Preschool program is an educational innovation that meets the needs of our preschool students.

The Montessori program integrates ages between 3 and 6 years old into “Houses”, small multi- age communities with up to 32 students and their three teachers. Each house is equipped with scientifically designed materials in a prepared environment.

With the Montessori program, the students develop their abilities, skills, and virtues ​​in a secure structured environment that allows them to explore freely with concrete materials and interact with children of different ages within their same development stage.

Three fundamental aspects enrich the Montessori environment:


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a group of children of different ages.


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a tidy and stimulating environment  adapted to the child.


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community made up of children and adults.

Learning Environment

We have a variety of spaces designed to favor personalized growth for our students. Every detail is designed to motivate students, promote critical thinking and develop creativity in an atmosphere of care, joy and trust.

  • Montessori Learning Spaces
  • Atrium
  • Psychomotor room
  • Art
  • Music
  • Playground
  • Library
  • Roleplay
  • Car track
  • Project Based Learning room
  • Vegetable patch
  • Sandbox
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Advanced English Program

Our students learn English as they do with their native language, naturally by listening to it every day.

Starting at age three, our students have a 70% immersion in English through all the programmed and proposed activities.

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Virtues, Pastoral and Spiritual Formation

Three-year-olds and up are exposed to content, attitudes, values, ​​and virtues that respond to our formative model. We implement this starting in Nursery to establish essential foundations of our Integral Formation.