Princeton Montessori School

487 Cherry Valley Road
Princeton, NJ 08540-0854
Tel: (609)924-4594
Grades: NS-8 | 230 students
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 230 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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 2nd through 6th grade are eligible to apply for one of the NMR Scholarships available:
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mary Beth Evans
Admissions Associate Kathryn Marmion


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


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Soccer, golf are offered as the school's fitness program for Elementary and Middle School students, tennis Soccer, tennis, golf are offered as the school's fitness program for Elementary and Middle School students,

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: 10/19/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Stuart Country Day School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart (0.3 miles away)
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  • Princeton
    Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 189 students
    0.3 miles
    1128 Great Road
    Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Princeton
    Stuart Country Day School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-12 | 474 students
    1 miles
    1200 Stuart Rd
    Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Princeton
    Grades: PK-12 | 951 students
    1.4 miles
    650 Great Road
    Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Princeton
     Waldorf School of Princeton
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-8 | 162 students
    1.6 miles
    1062 Cherry Hill Rd
    Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Princeton
    Grades: NS-12 | 200 students
    2.6 miles
    53 Bayard Lane
    Princeton, NJ 08540

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