We offer a full range of classes that foster your child’s individual growth.​

What is Montessori?

 - Toddlers 16-33 months

 - Preschoolers 33 months - 7 years.


Our Montessori School is Comfortably Located Inside Family of Christ Church

About the Director:

The Montessori method is an internationally applied philosophy of early childhood education.  At South Metro Montessori School, we blend the popular Montessori method with the Reggio Emilia approach to create a unique and fulfilling education experience.

Reviews from parents and colleagues from over 30 years in early childhood education.​


South Metro Montessori School offers quality child care in Lakeville

What is South Metro Montessori School Child Care?

South Metro Montessori School in Lakeville provides high-quality care of your children in a friendly, welcoming environment.  Shannon O'Connor, Director of SMMS, has over 25 years Montessori experience.  There are several options for child care in Lakeville.  We firmly believe a Montessori preschool better prepares children for their educational future.

10970 185th St W

Lakeville, MN 55044



Call today at 952-435-8899 for more information.

South Metro Montessori School - A Quality Child Care in Lakeville, MN

10970 185th St W, Lakeville, MN 55044    952-435-8899

Shannon O'Connor is the owner and Director of SMMS.  With over 25 years of teaching experience, Shannon has developed a passion for the Montessori philosophy and the Reggio Approach to Learning.  She earned her Montessori teaching certificate from the College of St. Catherine's in St. Paul, and has had the privilege to attend two International Study Groups in Reggio Emilia, Italy.  In her previous position at a reputable Montessori school in St. Paul, not only was she a teacher for many different age groups of children but also was an Educational Coordinator and part of the Administration team.