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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Sign up! Attend a Metropolitan Montessori School Open House this fall. You'll meet our Head of School, faculty, students, and current parents, as well as tour of our facility and classrooms.

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Pop in and Play Date with your Child

Curious About Montessori? See your child work and play with the Montessori materials, meet our teachers and experience what a typical day is like.

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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...

Ms. Cruz and Ms. Gamarra: How This Dynamic Duo Leads the Early Childhood Division

With the kickoff of another school year, we want to reintroduce Karina Cruz and Magaly Gamarra, co-directors of Early Childhood Education (ECE) at MMS. They possess roughly 20 years combined at our school, mostly as classroom teachers. Ms. Gamarra is still one of Room D’s teachers, and Ms. Cruz formed part of the Room C […]

Posted on September 24, 2019 in

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