Montgomery students are given opportunities to develop leadership skills from the earliest grades. There are numerous ways that teachers encourage students to lead in the classroom and outside it. Students participate in the Chapel program, in collaborative projects, in team sports, and in dramatic performances. In Middle School, students run for student government, participate in leading Chapels, and make announcements during the lunch program. Students are paired with younger buddies starting in fourth grade, where they become responsible role models to younger students.
Montgomery is a safe environment to test one’s leadership abilities, and we see students stepping up and becoming excellent leaders throughout their Montgomery experience. Our graduates often become heads of their student government and team captains in secondary school and beyond, and that success begins with leadership opportunities in their earliest years at Montgomery School.