Chemung Valley Montessori School

23 Winters Road,
Elmira, NY, 14903-0149
Tel: (607)562-8754
Grades: NS - 8 | 161 students
Founded in 1974, Chemung Valley Montessori offers a fully-certified Montessori program at the preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school levels.
The non-profit, non-sectarian school operates five days a week, following a calendar similar to local school districts and offers curriculum-based before and after-school programs for enrolled students.
Embracing the Montessori philosophy, and, through a dynamic partnership of child, parent and teacher, we nurture individual potential, cultivate a passion for lifelong learning, and encourage responsible participation in the classroom, the community and the world.
In our classrooms you will find child-centered curriculum and individualized instruction; multi-age grouping; materials designed to fulfill physical and cognitive needs at each developmental level; Montessori-trained and certified faculty; hands-on learning; a connection to the environment, beginning in the classroom; opportunities for life skills; respectful, supportive community; and collaboration and cooperation.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 161 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(no dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies with grade level and is updated annually in March for re-enrollment and new student enrollment for those starting the following September.
Admissions Director Ms. Lee Gaylord

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Cross CountrySwimmingCross CountrySwimming,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Brownie Girl Scouts, Chorus, Community Service Projects - all levels, Instrument instruction, Jazz Band, Junior Girl Scouts, Middle School Spanish immersion trip, ceramics Band, Chorus, Jazz Band, ceramics, Brownie Girl Scouts,
Community Service Projects - all levels,
Instrument instruction,
Junior Girl Scouts,
Middle School Spanish immersion trip,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Corning Christian Academy (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alternative School For Math & Science (3.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Corning Christian Academy (6.1 miles away)
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  • Corning Alternative School For Math & Science
    Special Program Emphasis
    Po Box 114 291 E 1st Street
    Corning , NY , 14830
    (607)962-0011
    Special Program Emphasis
    3.5  mi  |  86  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Horseheads St. Mary Our Mother School
    (Roman Catholic)
    811 Westlake St
    Horseheads , NY , 14845
    (607)739-9157
    (Roman Catholic)
    5  mi  |  127  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • Horseheads
    Horseheads Christian School
    (Baptist)
    2293 Grand Central Ave
    Horseheads , NY , 14845
    (607)739-9811
    (Baptist)
    5.7  mi  |  79  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • Elmira Holy Family Middle School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1010 Davis St
    Elmira , NY , 14901
    (607)734-0336
    (Roman Catholic)
    6.1  mi  |  137  students  |  Gr.  7-9
  • Corning Corning Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    11 Aisne St
    Corning , NY , 14830
    (607)962-4220
    (Christian)
    6.1  mi  |  175  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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