“Preparing Today’s Children to LEAP into Tomorrow’s Future”

Fall Picture Day

LEAP will be taking Fall Portraits on Wednesday, September 6th.  Photos will be taken in the morning (before snack and lunch).  Portraits will be available to families soon after.  Please see Stevie Romero with any questions.

Open House for the 2017-2018 School Year & Summer Camp

Are you interested in learning more about Montessori curriculum or philosophy?  Come and join us Saturday, September 2nd from 12-4pm at school for light refreshments and an Open House.  There are still a few spaces left for  the 2017-2018 School Year!

5 Star FOCUS!

We are thrilled to report that as of August 24, 2017, we are officially a 5 star recognized school with CYFD and FOCUS!  Thank you so much to all the staff, families, and community supporters who have contributed and helped this project!

Last Day of the Semester

The last day of the Spring Semester will be Friday May 26th.  Please come and join us at the end of the afternoon work cycle (approximately 3pm) for a celebration of the 2016-2017 school year and yearbook signing party.  See you there!

Dinner and a Movie

The next Dinner and a Movie Saturday will be Saturday, May 13th from 6-10pm.  The cost is $20/ per child and includes a fantastic dinner and movies.  This event is open to the public and children ages 3-12 years old are welcome with a reservation.  Reservations must be made by Saturday May 13th by 1pm.  Please contact Mrs. Griffin for questions.

First Day at Our New Location!

We are thrilled and proud to report that our first day at our new location, 1598 Sara Rd SE ~ Rio Rancho, NM 87124 will be THIS Monday, April 17th!  See you there!

Snow Day

Good morning families!  We are closed today for a snow day.  Please enjoy this day with your children and stay warm.  :)


Nicole Hall
Nicole Hall

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

Absolutely LOVE this school!
My daughter has been going here for many years since she was 18mo and is now starting into the elementary program. This school is an authentic Montessori and the owner/primary teacher has been all over the world studying, teaching and learning. My daughter has learned so much since she has been here and is already reading at 4. Not only is the education here top notch but the care is as well. Mrs. Griffin and Mrs. Oh plus all the assistants are wonderful. They treat my children as they would their own and am always contacted whenever an accident occurs even as small as a scraped knee. They are so kind not only to my children, but to me as well. I have also spent many hours inside the classroom as a volunteer and have seen how awesome this program is. I plan on my children continuing here for many years.

Amber Neeley
Amber Neeley

5 out of 5 stars

posted 7 months ago

I cannot say enough good things about LEAP Montessori. I purposefully waited several months to do a review to make sure I could confidently stand by what I have to say. When we moved my four year old to LEAP 8 months ago he was having severe behavioral problems and was on the verge of expulsion at his old preschool. I couldn't have asked for a more kind and patient teacher for my child. Ms. Griffin has worked miracles! The change I've seen in him has been remarkable. Almost instantly they were able to refer me to other people and resources to help us with him at home too. He's now a thriving "normal" four year old, and he loves going to school. I have spent time in the classroom and Ms Griffin has created a wonderfully calm learning environment. The kids are active and engaged in their lessons and work. She clearly adores the children and loves what she gets to do every day. She also has great classroom management skills. As a former teacher myself, I've seen nothing about her behavior towards the children that is concerning. She does a great job at redirecting the kids while also reinforcing and reminding them the rules in a loving way. This school and Ms Griffin have been a tremendous blessing for our family. Any child would be a lucky to attend!