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.

Join Our Journey

New Space Inspires Teachers and Children

Watch MMS students and teachers in our nurturing environment telling you what they love about MMS and our newly renovated space.


Open Houses

We are offering three fall dates for you to come to our school and meet our faculty, staff and parents. Sign up today!

Pop in and Play

Curious about Montessori? Come join us for a FREE play date. For more info and to sign up visit here.

The 2018-2019 Application

The application for the 2018-2019 school year is now available.

Stepping Stones

Spaces are available for January 2018 entry. For more information please visit this link or email

MMS on Facebook

Two of our teachers, Sheekha Dewan (lower elementary) and Sharmila Rawal (primary), shared traditions from Diwali, the hindu festival of lights, last week. ...

6th grade community service in our Primary classrooms. ...

Fifth graders, who are studying archeology, visited Black Rock Forest Consortium earlier this week. The students set up the grid for an unexplored dig site in the forest at what was once the home of John Hulse, a man from the 1800s. No clue what they'll find! ...