Lake Country School is an independent Montessori school located in south Minneapolis. Founded in 1976, it currently serves approximately 300 children between the ages of 3 and 15 years. It is fully accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), and a member of the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), AMI-USA, and the Minnesota Association of Independent Schools (MAIS).

Our Mission
Lake Country School is a Montessori learning environment that fosters independence, critical thinking, and creativity within each child. We are a community that promotes diversity and inclusion, as well as respect and responsibility to self, to others, and to the earth.  Our Core Values


Register here for our annual auction and visit our Beach Blanket Bash website
to view auction items and Great Gatherings!


Renate Hiller - "On Handwork"
Renate, co-director of the Fiber Craft Studio at the Threefold Educational Center in Chestnut Ridge, NY, speaks on the importance of work with the hand.


Upcoming Event Highlights (this is a partial listing; click here for full school calendar)

Thursday, April 17 Board Meeting
Saturday, April 26 Get in Gear Race
LCS Auction 2014 - Beach Blanket Bash
Sunday, April 27 Planting Festival at the Land School
Thursday-Friday, May 8-9 Plant Sale