"Nurturing & Inspiring Curious, Creative and Gifted Minds."

A part of the Sarasota community since 1984.

Why NewGate?

The NewGate School serves as the Lab School of the Montessori Foundation.  As such, our goal is to embody the principles of best practice in Montessori education that the Foundation teaches to Montessori school leaders around the world.

Accreditation & IB

The NewGate School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS CASI).

What’s New? [News, Events, Musings]

Happenings is our blog. This is the place to to find out what’s new and what’s happening at our school and in our community.

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Why Montessori?

Over the last few months, we invited Montessori teachers, students, and parents...

A Montessori Moment – Montessori in a Nutshell

Over the last few months, we invited Montessori teachers, students, and parents around...

Summer In Sarasota: Beachcombing

Summer time in Florida often includes time at the beach. Here is a simple way to turn what children do naturally into an activity that may become more focused and interesting

Education is a journey…Summer Reading

    With the conclusion of our traditional June summer programs, we’ve...

Art is a Noun and a Verb – NewGate School’s Annual Art Show

Art is a Noun and a Verb – Watch, look, and learn at NewGate...

NewGate School Adventure Camp, Sign Up Today!

At our Adventure Camp, campers experience outdoor fun and exciting adventures every...

Poetry Out Loud

  The NewGate School Secondary students will participate in the National Poetry Out...

Children’s Opera: The Burning Rice Fields

NewGate School presents the 13th Annual Children’s Opera: The Burning Rice Fields A...

Shakespeare Players’ – The Tempest

NewGate’s Shakespeare Players gave their 17th annual performance under the stars on the Picasso Lawn: The Tempest, directed by Roberta (Robby) Schlesinger and performed by a marvelous cast of elementary and secondary students on November 29th.

In the Pink

Every year in November The International Montessori Foundation invites the Who-is-Who of...