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Serving children on the Outer Banks of North Carolina from  infant through High School

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Heron Pond Montessori School has been serving the Outer Banks families since September 1995.

We are a North Carolina registered private school and follow the Montessori method of education.


We believe in the “whole child” approach to learning. The primary goal of a Montessori program is to help each child reach full potential in all areas of life. 


Infant/Toddler Program

6 months - 3 years


Children's House
3 - 5 years 

Lower Elementary

Kindergarten - Second Grade

Upper Elementary

Third Grade - Fifth Grade

Secondary School I & II

Sixth Grade - Eighth Grade

Ninth Grade - Twelfth Grade


​Heron Pond Montessori School welcomes students of all races, religions, and ethnicities. Our enrollment process aims to ensure that HPMS remains a lively and diverse community guided by Montessori philosophy, committed to the shared work of “following the child.”


We accept children on a space available bases and attempt to fill the classroom with the appropriate age and gender balance.

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