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Other Fundraising and Charitable Gift Opportunities

Tuition and fees only cover a portion of the actual cost of operating Waco Montessori School. WMS is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation. Fundraising allows the school to keep tuition as affordable as possible.

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Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship Fund at WMS helps make Montessori education available to more children. The need for financial assistance tends to exceed the amount of scholarship funds available. WMS is committed to steadily increasing this fund so that the supply will keep pace with demand.

Contributions to the Scholarship Fund are often made as memorial gifts or to honor a particular person. This is a wonderful and lasting way to honor a teacher on his/her birthday or at the end of school. Gifts have also been given to honor new babies or older children on their birthdays.

Donna Baker Endowment Fund

The first graduating class of sixth graders created an Endowment Fund in 1999 as a lasting gift for the school. The creation of this fund provided them with the opportunity to leave behind a legacy that will grow and last as long as there is a Waco Montessori School. In November 2008, the Donna Baker Endowment was created in honor of Donna’s 25 years of service at WMS. The Endowment Fund helps WMS to maintain financial independence and to continue to provide a quality education to the children in the Waco community.


To quickly and easily make a tax deductible contribution to our WMS Annual Fund today, visit our secure giving page by clicking HERE.

“Pave the Way” Campaign

Engraved pavers at the main entrance to the school are the perfect way to:

  • Honor your loved ones
  • Congratulate your graduate
  • Recognize your child(ren) / grandchild(ren)
  • Say “Thank you” to your teacher
  • Say “I Love You” to Mom, Dad or Grandparents
  • That perfect birthday gift for someone special
  • A great holiday gift for someone who has it all
  • A memorial gift in memory of that special someone
  • Share one with a friend or another family for that special recognition

Here is your chance to “Pave the Way” for a new generation of Waco Montessori School families and a unique way to honor those who have “paved” the way in the past.

Order forms are available in the front office.

12 x 12 Paver The top portion of the paver will be personalized for the donor, and the bottom section features an engraved WMS tree logo.  Each paver has up to three lines of text and a maximum of 15 characters or spaces per line. $1,500
8 x 16 Paver These pavers can have up to four lines of text and a maximum of 16 characters or spaces per line. $1,200
8 x 8 Paver These pavers can have up to four lines of text and a maximum of 13 characters or spaces per line. $600
4 x 8 Paver Each has up to three lines available and a mzximum of 13 characters or spaces per line.
1920 Columbus Avenue Waco, Texas 76701 (254) 754-3966 info@wacomontessorischool.org (254)752-2922 fax

Excellence, because children are worthy of nothing less.