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Two students planting onions outside. One student holds up an onion to take a closer look.


Abintra develops confident, self-motivated learners who creatively meet the challenges of life.

Student working peacefully indoors with the sunlight casting shadows.
Student working with Montessori Math Materials.


The mission of Abintra Montessori School is to assist in the development of the individual child and adolescent by providing a quality education based on Montessori principles and philosophy.

Student working with Montessori Math Materials.
Tennessean Article from 1981 announcing the founding of Abintra.


Founded by a small group of parents, Abintra opened Nashville's first Montessori elementary program to nine elementary students in 1981 as an independent, nonprofit, educational organization. Abintra is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees, comprised of current and former Abintra parents and alumni and Nashville community members.

Old picture of a group of students standing in front of the school sign.


Abintra serves children from

the age of 3 through 14.

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