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 time.

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MMS Run 13.1 Team is Announced

We couldn’t be more excited to share the MMS NYRR team who will be running 13.1 miles on behalf of our school! And not only are they training and training and training (think ‘Run Forest Run’) but they are also raising money so that MMS can buy a new kiln! Anyone who knows MMS, knows […]

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Congratulations Ms. Gamarra!

We are so proud of Ms. Gamarra who just completed her Master of Education from Hunter College with a dual certification in Early Childhood Special Education and Early Childhood General Education, Birth-Grade 2! We know how hard you worked on your degree, while working just as hard in our classroom every day!  A well deserved accomplishment!

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Parent Social on Jan 30, 2015

Join the PA on January 30th from 7-11pm for the Parent Social! The theme is Shanghai Surprise: Where Chinese New Year Meets the 80s. Get your tickets today!

Contracts are Due February 6th

MMS families -- you should have received your contract last week. Please return your contract to Lori by 2.6.

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Do you want to know the goal of education? This video shares it!

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TBT! When Mario Montessori visited MMS in 1965 ...

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