Lee Montessori — Brookland


Founded in 2014, Lee Montessori — Brookland offers a highly personalized public Montessori education to a diverse community of 240 students in the former St. Paul’s Seminary campus in Ward 5. At scale, this campus will support more than 325 students in Primary, Lower Elementary, and Upper Elementary classrooms (PK3-Grade 6).

The school is in high demand among DC families with one of the top ten longest waitlists for elementary charter schools in Washington, DC. More than 750 students were placed on the waitlist for the 2019-2020 school year.



Lee Montessori — Brookland is located in the lower two levels of the St. Paul’s Seminary building. (The Washington Leadership Academy high school occupies the upper floors.) The driveway to the building is accessible from 4th Street NE.

3025 4th St NE
Washington, DC 20017

Public Transportation

Metrorail: CUA-Brookland station (Red line)

Metrobus: 80, H2, H4


Before Care: 7:00am - 8:30am

School Day (K-6): 8:30am - 3:45pm*

School Day (PK3-4): 8:30am - 3:45pm (optional 1:00pm dismissal)

After Care: 4:00pm - 6:00 pm

*Monday: Optional 1:00pm dismissal for all students


Before and After Care

Lee Montessori provides before care for students from 7:00 am - 8:30 am, and aftercare from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. In addition, parents may pay to enroll their children in a variety of clubs in the afternoons. Past clubs have included Spanish, karate, drama, Hip Hop Dance, clay funshop, lego robotics, running club, creative movement, and more. Limited scholarships are available. To find out more, email stun@leemontessori.org.


Family Teacher Association — Brookland

The Brookland’s Family Teacher Association (FTA) works to enhance and support the educational experience and to foster a sense of community through family engagement, volunteerism and financial support.  



Lee Montessori is proud to provide a nutritious and tasty breakfast and lunch. Lunch is served in the classroom where staff and students gather together, much like a family would at meal time.


Student & Family Handbook

The Student & Family Handbook includes policies, procedures, and general expectations and information for Lee Montessori.