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.

Join Our Journey

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.


Summer Camp

Sign up now for our 2018 summer full-day and half-day art camp for children 3 to 12 years old. Friends of MMS families are welcome to apply.

Admissions and Open Houses

Our 2018-2019 application deadline has passed. If you are interested in admission for the 2018-19 school year, please email Marielle Lopez at Our fall open houses are October 2, October 16, and November 14. Register and learn more here. 

Head of School Search

With our Head of School Brenda Mizel retiring June 30, 2019, Metropolitan Montessori School is in the midst of a search for its next leader. Learn about this process, the timeline, and more, here.