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


E1 students working on map identification


You can still participate in the Fund-a-Need!
Watch our Fund-a-Need video to hear from the children about their hopes for a new back lot! Just phone or email your pledge to the Development Office. All gifts of any size are deeply appreciated and get us closer to a new playing surface for our students.