Woodland Hill Montessori School

100 Montesorri Pl,
Rensselaer, NY, 12144-0121
Tel: (518)283-5400
Grades: NS - 9 | 255 students
Woodland Hill Montessori, founded in 1965 as the Montessori School of Albany, is the only independent school in the Capital Region providing the internationally renowned Montessori education for children ages 18 months -14 years of age.
Woodland Hill Montessori School encourages an inner love of learning.
Using specific Montessori methods, creativity and natural curiosity are fostered and individual academic excellence is stressed.
Montessori children are empowered to make decisions and take responsibility from an early age.
They develop strong self-images and confidently face challenges.
Montessori is a peace-based education, focusing on global and cultural awareness, cooperation, and respect.
WHMS is accredited by the American Montessori Society, NAIS and NYAIS and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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 Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 9
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 255 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 24%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Woodland Hill Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,000
Tuition Notes Tuition for the Toddler program starts at $4,800. Tuition for pre-K through K is $10,700, grades 1 through 8 ranges from $11,000 to $11, 950. Limited need based financial aid is availible.
% on Financial Aid 18%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,350
Admissions Director Kris Gernert-Dott


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. African Drumming, Chior, Band, Suzuki Violin, Theater, Science Bowl, Yearbook, Sports Teams, Newspapaer, Skiing, Chess, Community Service, Chinese, Spanish, Latin Chior, Band, Suzuki Violin, Theater, Science Bowl, Yearbook, Sports Teams, Newspapaer, Skiing, Chess, Chinese, Spanish, Latin, African Drumming,
Community Service,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 10/01/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Doane Stuart School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Doane Stuart School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Jude The Apostle School (3.1 miles away)
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