Building Blocks Montessori School

     Tel: (718)448-2992
Grades: PK - 5 | 47 students
Building Blocks Montessori School began in 1972 as a nursery school which soon expanded to the elementary level.
Building Blocks Montessori provides a stimulating environment that builds on the foundation set in Lower School but with more emphasis on academics.
Textbooks are used along with advanced Montessori and other materials.
The children continue to advance at their own rate, with individualized goals and curriculum tailored to meet different learning styles and needs.
It is a non-competitive and supportive environment.
Small group meetings in all subjects are an integral part of Upper School for instruction and discussions.
The subject areas in Upper School are art, music, computer, gym & movement, yoga and Spanish.
Upper School children participate in N.Y.S.
testing and take a yearly Stanford Achievement Test to aid in curriculum planning and evaluation.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5

Student Body

Total Students 47 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Building Blocks Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Notre Dame Academy High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Notre Dame Academy Elementary (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Notre Dame Academy Elementary (0.2 miles away)
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