Chemung Valley Montessori School

23 Winters Road
Elmira, NY 14903-0149
     Tel: (607)562-8754
        
   
Grades: NS - 8 | 147 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)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 147 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Chemung Valley Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(no dress code)

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Tuition varies with grade level and is updated annually in February for re-enrollment and new student enrollment for those starting the following September.
Admissions Director Kathryn Jakobson

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Cross Country, SwimmingCross CountrySwimming,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chorus, Community Service Projects - all levels, Instrument instruction, Jazz Band, Middle School Spanish immersion trip Band, Chorus, Jazz Band, Community Service Projects - all levels,
Instrument instruction,
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 St Mary Our Mother School (5 miles away)
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    HorseheadsNY 14845
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    CorningNY 14830
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