Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS

Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS

Public Charter School

1240 Randolph St NE 202-723-1467

PK3-K: 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
1-6: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Some days may be extended until 4:45 p.m. for Elementary students.

Before and after care available

7:00 a.m.-8:15 a.m.
3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Sliding Scale/Voucher; Fee-based; Contact school for details.

Not required
Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS

SSMA offers a quality Montessori education infused with culturally inclusive principles to guide children to develop to their fullest potential. We have multi-aged classrooms, special Montessori materials, uninterrupted work cycles, integrated arts programming, world language, and individual and small group learning opportunities.


Spanish, Arts, Wellness, Model UN, Gardening, Intl. Studies Tour, Ntl. Elementary Honor Society

• SSMA is fully accredited by the American Montessori Society and Middle States Association for grades PK3-6
• Highest ELA & Math gains in PARCC in the charter sector
• Only charter montessori in the District of Columbia that serves students PK3-6th grade


PARCC scores not displayed if school tested fewer than 25 students.

  • 46.8%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 1.5%  Asian
  • 11.8%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 27.1%  White non-Hispanic
  • 12.8%  Multiracial
Federal and District law require equal access to services for students with special education needs and English Language Learners. For additional information, please contact the Office of the State Superintendent of Education at (202) 727-6436 or at

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1240 Randolph St NE

Ward 5

Ward 5
H6, 80