West Side Montessori School

Tel: (212)662-8000
Grades: PK-K | 200 students
  • West Side Montessori School (WSMS) is an early childhood, independent Montessori school enrolling approximately 200 students, ages 2.10 through 6 (pre-K through kindergarten).
  • We are a school that awakens children's imaginations to the limitless possibilities in life.
  • We are a warm, welcoming community in which children and adults find friendships and support, where adults and children are encouraged to ask questions and broaden their understandings of themselves, others and the world around them.
  • We are committed to maintaining our position as a model urban early childhood program.
  • We are also committed to being a school that helps prepare future teachers through our on-site weekend Montessori teacher preparation program (our WSMS-TEP) and our vigorous student teaching program.

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
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 200 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade West Side Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 21 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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