Our Mission


Quality education has long been recognized as a primary ingredient in maintaining a free and peaceful society.  Quality education teaches our future citizens to balance important decisions about prosperity and our global responsibilities. To prepare our young, schooling must provide training in fundamental subjects, linked with tools to develop independent and creative thinking.


The Staff at La Mariposa Montessori is dedicated to providing children ages 3-12 an outstanding, well-rounded program in a nurturing, well-prepared and multi-cultural environment.


La Mariposa is a custom-designed school situated on 10 acres.  The campus is designed to provide children ample room to run, play, garden, and explore nature.


Read more about Montessori here.

Preschool - Grade 6




Katrina Holder, Director


Linda Benitez, Co-Director


Now enrolling for 2017-2018 school year.

Please call Linda for more information!!!





The Foundation for Educational Enhancement

The Foundation for Educational Enhancement supports the efforts of schools and educational organizations in the Santa Fe area.  The organization serves as a resource for schools or educational programs that seek support in implementing, improving or enriching their educational programs.  The Foundation was created by an alumni parent of La Mariposa Montessori so that funds could be accepted on behalf of the school.  Over the past 13 years, the foundation has had a positive impact on our school and community.


The Foundation currently holds Scholarship Funds and Program Funds for La Mariposa Montessori.


For more information or to make a donation, please contact Linda at La Mariposa Montessori.


18 Puesta Del Sol, Santa Fe, NM 87508



Celebrating over 20 years

of providing a world-class

learning environment

for children!

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