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Our Mission

At Metropolitan Montessori School, the child is at the center of our work and the guide to our purpose. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive, enriching, nurturing and rigorous environment where each child is seen as capable and encouraged to grow to their fullest potential academically, emotionally and socially. The dynamic partnership of child, parent and teacher creates a consistent Montessori framework offering “An Education for Life.” 

Mission skills

  • Belonging: Valuing and appreciating all identities, and ensuring that everyone in our community is welcomed, seen, and  understood throughout the MMS experience
  • Self-Awareness: Recognizing one’s strengths and weaknesses and seeking personal excellence
  • Responsibility: Making and owning individual choices
  • Critical Thinking: Demonstrating an understanding of how to question, learn, problem solve, and creatively apply  knowledge to new situations
  • Respect: Listening to and building on the ideas and viewpoints of others, valuing differences, and supporting the needs of  others
  • Common Good: Making important contributions to the well-being of others and to the natural world
  • Resilience: Exploring new subjects, ideas and interests, and relationships; learning from mistakes and persevering through difficulty
  • Passion: Experiencing joy in thinking, learning, working and connecting

Diversity Statement

MMS does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

325 West 85th Street
10024 New York, NY

Metropolitan Montessori School welcomes inquiries from prospective parents, alumni, current and former families, and the public. You can contact us directly by phone or fax, or use the contact form below to email the appropriate staff member with your inquiry.

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