Silver Sands Montessori

Charter School

Promoting a Community of Growth

Silver Sands Montessori Charter School is the only tuition-free school in southern Nevada providing education in a Montessori environment, while adhering to Common Core standards and subject to state testing. A Montessori Environment teaches to the whole child, in a stimulating and safe multi-age class setting, that allows for movement, hands-on learning, individual responsibility and choices. Our goal is to prepare children for life through community, character building and an environment of mutual respect.

The Latest

Distance Learning Begins March 19th for SSMCS- [Updated 4.02.2020]

Governor Steve Sisolak formally issued a “Stay at Home” directive for Nevadans and extended the nonessential business, gaming and school closures and all other directives issued under the Emergency Declaration to April 30, 2020. Spring break will continue as scheduled on April 6-13.  After Spring Break Students will resume their distance learning on April 14, and Silver Sands will plan to return to school on May 1, 2020. 

Our appreciation continues to our amazing staff and families for your support during these uncertain times. We recognize that this is a challenge to families and we are trying to provide as much flexibility as possible. Although distance learning is unchartered territory for Silver Sands, all of our teachers are finding fun and innovative ways to reach out to their students and some great learning is being achieved. We continue to hear positive reports each day from our teachers that students and families are responding with their check-ins and completed assignments and goals. Keep up the great work Sidewinders!

Below are resources that were shared with us from our state sponsor.  We have updated some the documents with links to the online sites as information is constantly updating and we want to make sure you have access to the most current information. Also we will continue to post all communications sent out by our school, mainly through Infinite Campus, concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.  As we continue working from home, please know that we are available to answer any questions you may have.   

Please continue to monitor your email and texts. We appreciate your continued support and understanding during this difficult time.  Thank you.

School Communications

*4-02-2020: SSMCS COVID-19 Update [School Messenger]

*3-21-2020: SSMCS COVID-19 Update [School Messenger]

-Governor's Office Directive to Schools 3-20-2020

*3-19-2020: SSMCS COVID-19 Update [School Messenger]

-NV Dept. of Education COVID-19 Letter:Family Resources

    - In Spanish

*3-18-2020: SSMCS Middle School Letter to Parents [School Messenger]

*3-17-2020: SSMCS COVID-19 Update [School Messenger]

*3-15-2020: Update on School Closure [School Messenger]

*3-15-2020: Governor Closes NV Schools [School Messenger]
*3-13-2020: SSMCS COVID-19 Update [School Messenger]

*3-02-2020: A Note from the Health Office [Note Sent Home]

Resources

-Governor Sisolak's Announcement: 4-01-2020 [Posted on NVHealthResponse.nv.gov]

-Governor: Declaration of Emergency Directive- re: StayAtHomeOrder.010 3-31-2020

-Governor: Declaration of Emergency Directive- re: Schools.005 3-20-2020

-Food Distribution Information **Site Updated 3-30-2020** 

-Governor: Declaration of Emergency Directive- re: Schools 3-15-2020

-State's COVID-19 Update Website: Nevada Health Response

-NV Dept. of Education COVID-19 FAQs for Families

    - In Spanish

-CDC- Handwashing Videos: Clean Hands Saves Lives

NV School Ratings Report

The Nevada School Performance Framework (NSPF) is an annual summary of school performance developed by Nevada stakeholders. The NSPF meets State and Federal policy requirements and provides each school level with a unique rating system. The NSPF is a compensatory accountability system made up of a series of Performance Indicators and Measures. This means that low performance in one indicator/measure can be made up for by high performance in another. Performance Indicators are broad general categories within the framework, while Measures are the building blocks of a Performance Indicator. Anchored on statewide performance expectations, schools earn points based on their performance on each Measure. These points are added together to produce an overall summative rating, or a Star Rating.

School performance ratings can be found through the Nevada Report Card website.  

http://nevadareportcard.com/DI/

SSMCS Elementary NV School Rating Report 2018-19

SSMCS Middle School NV School Rating Card 2018-19

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1841 Whitney Mesa Dr, Henderson, NV 89014, USA

(702) 522-6220

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1841 Whitney Mesa Drive

Henderson, NV 89014, USA

(702) 522-6218

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