North Shore Montessori

218 Christian Avenue,
Stony Brook, NY, 11790-0117
Tel: (631)689-8273
North Shore Montessori School offers the finest enriched learning experience for Preschool and Kindergarten children.
The Montessori classroom is an environment which is carefully prepared by the teacher.
The whole learning environment - room, materials and social climate - must be supportive of the learner.
The teacher provides necessary resources, including opportunities for children to function in a safe and positive climate.
The teacher thus gains the children's trust, which enables them to try new things and build self-confidence.
Montessori children are extremely adaptable.
They learn to work both independently and in groups.
Since they have been encouraged to make decisions from an early age, they are natural problem-solvers who make appropriate choices and manage their time well.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Kindergarten
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 13 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade North Shore Montessori Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 18 / Dec. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $342
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by program.
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Meg Sheehan
Admissions Associate Elaine Demy


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Alphabet Lego Builders, Honey Buns (Cooking Class), Lego Builders, Musical Tots Lego Builders, Musical Tots, Alphabet Lego Builders,
Honey Buns (Cooking Class),

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Stony Brook School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is International Christian School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ss Philip & James School (3.1 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended August 21, 2014 - huntington montessori is a great montessori school that is located at 165 pidgeon hill rd. .huntington station ny. this school is academic and offers foreign language, music and movement. art appreciation program, and a physical fitness program. the teachers are seasoned and very experienced and my children really thrived there. they also have an afternoon reading/literacy program which is amazing. i would definitely reccommend this school to parents and the prices are great. compared to other montessori schools in the area. - Posted by Parent

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