415 N. Lee Street, Leesburg, FL 34748
(352) 787-5333

American Montessori Society Accredited School

Lake Montessori is the only Montessori school in Leesburg, Florida, using over 100 years of proven success to educate your children.

Lake Montessori School Administration

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Hugo Hormazabal

School Director

Hugo Hormazabal Jr. is a fourth generation educator from a family line of teachers. He is a strong champion for kids and for alternative forms of education for children. Mr. Hugo believes that education is not a one size fits all approach, but each child is unique and that each teacher must meet the needs of each specific child.

Mr. Hugo graduated from High Point University in High Point North Carolina, ranked #1 regional college in the South by U.S. World News Report. He went on to study Montessori education at the renowned International Centre for Montessori Studies (CISM) in Bergamo, Italy. Mr. Hugo finished his studies and certification with the Center for Montessori Teacher Education (CMTE) in New Rochelle, New York.

In the past, Mr. Hugo has taught children as young as 2 years old all the way up to college-age students at New York University. Currently, Mr. Hugo presides over Lake Montessori with the mission of providing a world-class education, with a universal holistic approach, with hand-picked stellar teachers in a safe, happy and inspiring learning environment.

Famous Montessori Students

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Actor George Clooney

Singer/Songwriter Taylor Swift

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales

Queen Noor of Jordan

Video Game Creator Will Wright

Magician David Blaine

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Musician Yo Yo Ma

Singer/Songwriter Beyonce Knowles

Anne Frank

Chef Julia Child

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin

Musician Sean "Diddy" Combs

Actress Dakota Fanning

Helen Keller

Former Washington Post Editor Katharine Graham