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Metropolitan Montessori School

and Academic

Programs Early Childhood
Ages 3-6

A Global
Village In
The Heart
of Manhattan

Programs Elementary
Ages 6-9

Life Skills,
And Purpose

Programs Middle School
Ages 10-12


Metropolitan Montessori School serves children between the ages of 2 and 14 years and is guided by the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. We focus on building honest and open relationships between teachers, students, and parents that guide each child toward reaching their fullest potential.

A Place Where
Children Thrive

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As an MMS student, your child will be immersed in the most inclusive, nurturing and individualized learning environment. By cultivating independence, creativity, and critical thinking, our graduates leave grounded in who they are, confident in their choices, and ready to take on life's joys and challenges.

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What Our
Community is Saying

I still think of the preposition as a green bridge. I still remember my lesson about avoiding dangling modifiers. I understand grammar rules and the construction of sentences because I sat for hours in Mr. Reveri’s class diagramming sentences.

Ande Isom, Alumni 1/4

An MMS education provides the warmth, strength, and academic rigor that have helped our son thrive academically. We are continually impressed by the work he is doing, while at the same time having fun! We love being part of the MMS family.

Luz and Tony Mack, Parent Elementary 3/4

Our children's education is personalized and adapted to their strengths and needs. We love having an ongoing dialogue with teachers about their progress and how to support their emotional development and academic success.

Olivier Jonglez, Karine Rouge, Parent Children's House 4/4

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Rich History

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Mario Montessori, son of Maria Montessori, visits MMS in 1965.

Recent Updates

Apply Now for the 2022-23 School Year

June 1, 2021

Learn more about the application process here. 

Covid Safety Policies

March 31, 2021

Read the latest updates in health and safety policies on our Covid-19 response webpage.

Register for Our Fall Montessori Toddlers Program

March 31, 2021

Join us for a fun-filled adult and me class! Children will participate in exploring with hands-on Montessori materials that develop coordination and independence.

Welcome to MMS

MMS is excited to announce that two exceptional educators will be joining MMS in the 2021-22 school year. Sean Harrell will become Associate Head of School and Middle School Head. Christie Ann Reynolds, who taught at MMS for six years, will be returning as Middle School Coordinator and Humanities Chair.

March 31, 2021

Check out the 2021-22 School Schedule

March 31, 2021

Check vacations, school closings, and other major dates here.

Join our Terrific Toddlers!

Sign up for the Fall 2022 Session starting in October.