Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy

Home of the Eagles

SUIMA Spring Fling

Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy

Home of the Eagles

SUIMA Graduation Ceremony

Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy

Home of the Eagles

Mission Statement

The Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy will provide a strong educational foundation to preserve and share the Southern Ute Indian culture within a Montessori environment.

Vision Statement

To provide an environment that creates future tribal and world leaders who appreciate and support their culture, family, and lifelong learning.


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The goal of early education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn.
-Maria Montessori

SUIMA Student Vision Wall

Photo credit: Jeremy Wade Shockley | Southern Ute Drum
SUIMA Moccasins
Jeremy Wade Shockley | Southern Ute Drum
Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy
275 Mouache Dr
Ignacio, CO 81137

SUIMA Front DeskĀ 970-563-0253

Visit the Southern Ute Education Department webpage.

SUIMA Accredited Certificate