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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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.


Terrific Toddlers

Introduce your child to Montessori through our seasonal toddler program. For children ages 18-36 months. Sign up for the Winter session today! 

The 2018-2019 Application

The application for the 2018-2019 school year is now available. The deadline is January 8.

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Thanks to all the alumni and faculty (current and former) who came to Friday's Reunion. We loved reconnecting! ...

This fall, we launched our push to complete the capital campaign, with $586,900 of our $4 million goal remaining to raise. With $50,000 in new donations, we've hit our latest fundraising milestone. ...

The History of Writing is one of the five Montessori "Great Leasons." Lower Elementary students recently went to The Met to view real artifacts that show how writing developed over time from the earliest cave paintings, through clay tablets, to papyrus scrolls, and to the first books made by monks. ...