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An Education for Life

Early Childhood Elementary Middle School

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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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The MMS Middle School

An inspiring educational model encouraging students to take risks and discover new passions

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While the school is open for in-person learning for this school year all of our admissions events will be held virtually due to Covid19. Come take a virtual tour. Email [email protected] to learn more.

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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.

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Need a Break? Check Out These Student-Led Meditations

MMS begins Wednesday mornings with a little bit of zen, thanks to the fifth graders. Each week, a different member of the class leads a meditation exercise—”Wednesday Wellness”—that is broadcast around the school. The Wednesday meditations help center them before beginning their morning work. “Being the only girl with two brothers, things at home can […]

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Learn more about Montessori education at MMS. Connect directly with our Enrollment Director this Spring.