Welcome From The Head of School

Welcome and thank you for your interest in The Montessori School of San Antonio. For nearly 50 years, MSSA has embraced the idea of guiding children to discover their potential. As a student, your child’s experience will be active and experiential. MSSA recognizes that understanding only takes place when children are engaged and committed to the learning process.

We have an outstanding faculty whose mission is to guide children to be passionate learners, independent thinkers, and engaged citizens.  We are proud of our community, facilities, and faculty. I welcome you, your child, and your family to discover the true advantage of a Montessori education.  Please come and see us. Simply put, MSSA is an incredible place!


Dan Ahlstrom Dan Ahlstrom, Ed.D.
Head of School

MSSA's Admission Team

Thank you for considering The Montessori School of San Antonio for your child’s education.

The MSSA Admission team offers a personalized experience for your family which includes a tour of our beautiful campus and an opportunity to answer any questions you may have about our Montessori program and admission process. It also provides us the opportunity to learn more about your family’s expectations and goals for your child’s education.

Together, our Director of Admission and Admission Assistant have over 30 years of experience working in the Montessori environment and Admission. Please contact us to discover how The Montessori School of San Antonio can benefit your child by providing an education for a lifetime.

Maru Galarza

Director of Admission

Over 4 years at MSSA


(210)492-3553 ext. 208

Kristina Richards

Admission Assistant

Over 15 years at MSSA


(210)492-3553 ext. 216


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