An Education for Life

Early Childhood Elementary

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Metropolitan Montessori School, a NYC independent pre-school and elementary school, serves children between the ages of 2 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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Interested in applying for the 2019-20 school year? Space is still available for children with birthdays in February 2017 and older. Contact [email protected]

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Spring Open House: May 14

Come see our school and learn more about Montessori education at MMS. You will meet faculty, current parents and students, and our Head of School.

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Terrific Toddlers

Register now for our summer session of Terrific Toddlers on June 17 to 21 (for children 18-36 months).

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What Our Parents and Graduates Think



Parent of Primary Student

We’ve watched our three-year-old become increasingly independent, inquisitive, and compassionate. He looks forward to school every day and has created strong bonds with his classmates and teachers.



Graduate, Hunter College High School '17, Dartmouth College '21

I remember my fifth and sixth grade classes so vividly that I think they must have been better than any class I took during middle and high school. Where else are sixth graders smart enough to read David Copperfield?



Parent of Graduate

The whole secret sauce is in the final years of the fifth and sixth grade. I have never before seen a school galvanize behind a student, pushing and nurturing, and trying to ensure their success in getting into a top school.

The MMS Blog

Recently on The MMS Blog...

“Into the Woods”: A Preview of this Year’s Upper Elementary Musical

This year for the much-anticipated UE play, MMS fourth, fifth, and sixth graders are performing “Into The Woods,” by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, for a two-day run over March 13 and 14. Sixth grader Jospeh K. offers a preview here: “Into The Woods” is the story of a baker and his wife who find out about […]

Posted on February 26, 2019 in

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