An Education for Life since 1964

Metropolitan Montessori School, a NYC independent pre-school and elementary school, serves children between the ages of 3 and 12 years and is guided by the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. MMS instills personal responsibility, critical thinking, resilience, and respect for others, giving children a foundation for learning that will stay with them through their lifetime.

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Watch MMS students and teachers in our nurturing environment telling you what they love about MMS and a Montessori education.


Free Pop-in and Play Date

You and your child (2-4 year olds) are invited to a playdate in one of our beautiful classrooms with our Montessori trained teachers. Friday afternoons from 3:00-3:45 pm. RSVP to

Potty Training 101: Ditch the Diapers

Toilet training is a big accomplishment for kids and parents alike! Get tips on technique, timing and tricks for preventing inevitable accidents.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
9 - 10:00 am.

This workshop is free to attend by the entire UWS community. RSVP to

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Wow! What a day! Thank you to our MMS families - past and present, staff, faculty and alumni for taking time out of your busy Sunday to join our Ribbon Cutting ceremony. We loved opening our doors to you and showing you our new space! ...

Last minute preparations for today's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! ...

See you tomorrow at the PA meeting. Tomorrow's topic is Rhythms and Routines and we have a special guest speaker! ...