The Chaminade University Montessori Laboratory School is a preschool and kindergarten laboratory school which serves children aged three to six in the Honolulu-Oahu community and has been in existence since 1982. It utilizes the Montessori philosophy and as a part and parcel of the Chaminade University mission to serve the entire community of Honolulu to provide high quality early childhood education.
The Montessori Laboratory School is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and is a practicum site for the preparation of Montessori early childhood credential teacher candidates. This Montessori Laboratory School is also accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and affiliated with the Catholic School Department of the Diocese of Honolulu and is fully licensed by the Department of Human Services of the State of Hawaii.
It collaborates with all the departments in the University in the support of the educational mission of Chaminade University by providing a quality Montessori learning environment that serves the needs of young children and their families as a growing community of learners. Enrollment is open twelve months of the year for all young children between the ages of three years to six years old.