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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Latest Announcements


Start an application for the 2019-2020 school year today!

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Terrific Toddlers

Terrific Toddlers starts again in January 2019! Now in its sixth year, the program is expanding its offerings to include one, two, and three-day-a-week classes. We are also offering a baby sign language class.

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Our Next Head of School

Racheal Adriko will become our 11th Head of School starting in July 2019.

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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...

A Bear-y Inspiring Story About America’s 26th President

Fifth graders, who study American history, recently read about Theodore Roosevelt, revealing a very warm-and-fuzzy (literally) story about how the 26th president inspired one of the country’s most beloved stuffed animals. Luciana R. shared the story in a recent assignment—​read more here. Theodore Roosevelt was a president everyone loved—especially the press, who always had amusing […]

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