Who We Are:
The Legacy of Dr. Josie R. Johnson Montessori School (LJJM) s a K-6 public charter school and includes a tuition-based Preschool in North Minneapolis with a mission to provide an excellent, equitable Montessori education to an intentionally diverse student body, with the promising vision of co-leaders Tonicia and Jamal Abdur Salaam, educational social justice leaders and anti-racist warriors.
Staff Reflect Students
We lead children in igniting curiosity and student-led learning to pursue equity and excellence, including experiences of teachers and administrators that look like them.
Changing the Narrative
Our school's powerful pedagogy offers a full educational experience that honors the whole child in order to combat white supremacy in education.
We incorporate pedagogy that embraces the needs and the brilliance of all students, specifically Students of Color.
We have curriculum focused on environmental justice and decolonization that pushes our curriculum past traditional context.