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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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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Register Now for Elementary and Primary Summer Camps

Primary kids can stay cool in the kiddie pool, run around with friends, and explore fun topics like dinosaurs and geography with activities for four weeks. For elementary-aged students, there are week-long camps centered around coding, art, and Harry Potter.

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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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Sturbridge Village Log: A Journey Back in Time

All year, fifth graders focus on American history in their social studies class. In April, they visited Old Sturbridge Village and came together as a class to recount their very memorable trip here: In a plain, white church on the Sturbridge Village green our fifth grade class participated in the purest form of democracy. We had come […]

Posted on April 24, 2019 in

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