Princeton Montessori School

Princeton Montessori School, founded in 1968, is an independent, coeducational day school, dedicated to the highest quality education of children, from infancy through middle school, according to the values and principles of the Montessori philosophy.
The teachers nurture the individual child`s innate abilities and self-exploration, and provide children with the skills and foundation for leading full lives.
Parents are supported through educational resources and classes and encouraged to be active participants in the school community.
The recruitment, training and continued mentorship of talented teachers, along with the integrated curriculum and environments which are tailored to meet the developmental needs of the individual child, are the priorities of the School.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 150 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by program. Please see Admissions tab of website for current fees. Students applying for 1st through 7th grade are eligible to apply for one of our Scholarships available: http://princetonmontessori.org/admissions/affording-pmonts/
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mary Beth Evans
Admissions Associate Kathryn Marmion

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Golf, Soccer, TennisGolfSoccer,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Clubs for elementary students vary each year: currently band, photography, rock climbing, sewing, cooking, science, games, Golf, Montessori Model United Nations (Middle School students), Private Music Lessons: piano, violin, woodwinds, guitar, drums, Soccer, Tennis Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Clubs for elementary students vary each year: currently band, photography, rock climbing, sewing, cooking, science, games,
Montessori Model United Nations (Middle School students),
Private Music Lessons: piano, violin, woodwinds, guitar, drums,

School Notes

Five multiage programs are offered:

  • Infant (through 18 months)
  • Toddler (through three years)
  • Primary (through Kindergarten)
  • Elementary (through Fifth grade)
  • Middle School (through Eighth grade)

Before- and after-school programs extend the hours of operation 7:30am - 6:00pm.

Find out about our summer program - SummerQuest.

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Profile last updated: 05/02/2016

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