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Montessori School of Manhattan

55 Beach Street
New York, NY 10013

(212) 334-0400


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"First-time visitors to the Montessori School of Manhattan are impressed with the self-discipline and independence of even the youngest child. Using didactic learning materials, designed to be responsive to a wide range of interests and skills, children are encouraged to explore a world of ideas, information and creativity. The Montessori curriculum stresses an interdisciplinary approach to all learning. Students discover a natural excitement for new concepts and ideas. " (SOURCE:

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school