Drachman Montessori Magnet School

Start of School Pictures
Principal Celaya
Students in Cafeteria
Young Boy at desk
Students and teacher
Admin Team Member Hernandez helping out
Upcoming Events

Our Calendar & District Calendars

Last Day for Students
Last Day for Teachers
Memorial Day
Language Learning Symposium
Juneteenth (Observed)
Independence Day Holiday
New Teacher and Principal Induction
First Day for Teachers and Planning
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Please complete the online application for the new school year!
School Schedule

School Hours:

  • 7:45 am – Earliest arrival
  • Elementary
    • 8:35am - 2:45 pm – Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri
    • 8:35 am - 1:45 pm – Wed (Early Dismissal)
  • Middle
    • 8:35am - 3:30 pm – Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri
    • 8:35 am - 2:25 pm – Wed (Early Dismissal)
  • Bell Schedules

If absent, please call 520-225-2500 to alert our attendance clerk. Arizona State Law requires that you report all student absences.

Fax: 520-225-1501

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What Makes Us Special
Drachman Montessori’s multi-age classes result in student collaboration and peer teaching. Children are challenged and motivated by witnessing higher-level learning. Students hone their academic and leadership skills by teaching others.Maria Montessori

Montessori materials are essential to our student’s success. With the use of hands-on Montessori learning materials, abstract concepts become more concrete. Children experience higher level learning at a younger age, moving toward abstraction with fluidity.

Students and teachers collaborate to design individual work guides, which facilitate the children’s ability to choose appropriate learning materials. Allowing students to collaborate and assist one another increased academic and social learning. This builds community and promotes high expectations of scholastic achievement, maturity, and empathy. The children benefit from an aesthetically pleasing and organized learning environment, and they proudly take an active role in maintaining it. Students who have experienced a Montessori education become peaceful, responsible, caring citizens.