Southampton Montessori School

Southampton Montessori School is a private pre-school and kindergarten.
It is an affiliate of the American Montessori Society and chartered by the New York State Department of Education.
The young child has a strong desire to understand the order in the world and a unique ability to absorb new concepts.
The Montessori environment is a miniature world, carefully and attractively designed, which the child can examine and control.
The child learns by working with a rich variety of manipulative materials.
The three year curriculum includes practical life, sensorial, language, history, science, art, music, and movement.
Ability to focus on a chosen activity aids the child in developing concentration and a logical approach to problem solving.
The Montessori materials present one concept at a time in a sequential manner, thus increasing the child's chance for successful completion and encouraging confidence and concentration.
The child gains a sense of peaceful satisfaction from his or her accomplishments.
The emotional and social development of the child is an important part of our program.
We seek to create a warm, loving, respectful atmosphere.
Emphasis is placed on helping children express feelings in constructive ways and develop social skills and a sense of responsibility for their own behavior within the school community. A philosophy of "freedom within limits" provides the basic framework for the children's interaction with the environment and each other.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-3
Year Founded 1989

Student Body

Total Students 51 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Southampton Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Southampton Montessori School is a private pre-school and kindergarten. It is an affiliate of the American Montessori Society and chartered by the New York State Department of Education. The young child has a strong desire to understand the order in the world and a unique ability to absorb new concepts. The Montessori environment is a miniature world, carefully and attractively designed, which the child can examine and control. The child learns by working with a rich variety of manipulative materials. The three year curriculum includes practical life, sensorial, language, history, science, art, music, and movement. Ability to focus on a chosen activity aids the child in developing concentration and a logical approach to problem solving. The Montessori materials present one concept at a time in a sequential manner, thus increasing the child's chance for successful completion and encouraging confidence and concentration. The child gains a sense of peaceful satisfaction from his or her accomplishments. The emotional and social development of the child is an important part of our program. We seek to create a warm, loving, respectful atmosphere. Emphasis is placed on helping children express feelings in constructive ways and develop social skills and a sense of responsibility for their own behavior within the school community. A philosophy of "freedom within limits" provides the basic framework for the children's interaction with the environment and each other.
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