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Battery Park Montessori Photo #1 - Our small student-teacher ratios provide rich opportunities for personalized learning and one-one-one support from Montessori-certified teachers with years of experience in child development.
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Battery Park Montessori Photo #1 - Our small student-teacher ratios provide rich opportunities for personalized learning and one-one-one support from Montessori-certified teachers with years of experience in child development.
Battery Park Montessori Photo #2 - Starting in our 2s program, we emphasize early literacy, sharing award-winning children's books in English, Mandarin and Spanish.
Battery Park Montessori Photo #3 - Battery Park Montessori is the only trilingual Montessori school in New York City and one of just a few in the world. The primary language is English, but all students are exposed to both Mandarin and Spanish.
Battery Park Montessori Photo #4 - Music is an important part of the Battery Park Montessori curriculum, with regular exposure to a variety of instruments and music theory as well as introduction to the music associated with Mandarin and Spanish languages.
Battery Park Montessori Photo #5 - Battery Park Montessori has its own farm plot in nearby Battery Park Urban Farm. There, students enjoy hands-on learning from planting seeds, nurturing the growth of their vegetables, harvesting and then eating what they've grown!
Battery Park Montessori Photo #6 - Students at Battery Park Montessori learn numeracy, language, science and more through hands-on interaction with beautiful Montessori materials, often together with friends.
Battery Park Montessori Photo #7 - Battery Park Montessori is located in one of New York City's most beautiful neighborhoods, right on the Hudson River and surrounded by nature. Our students enjoy learning about their environment through regular walks in every season and without having to cross streets.
Battery Park Montessori Photo #8 - At Battery Park Montessori, events like our annual Tea Ceremony invite children to apply lessons in practical life, independence, grace and courtesy and community building. It's a special occasion and all part of the socially rich learning that happens here.
Battery Park Montessori Photo #9 - At Battery Park Montessori's End of Year Ceremony, students celebrate the growth and independence they've achieved, all against the backdrop of the beautiful Hudson River. With a firm handshake from their teacher, and with parents watching, each student takes a moment to reflect on their achievements.
Battery Park Montessori Photo #10 - Battery Park Montessori hosts frequent Parent Education events, providing parents with insights into the Montessori practice so that they can give the best possible support to their children.
Battery Park Montessori is New York City's only trilingual Montessori program and one of just a few in the world.
We support all children ages 2 through Kindergarten in English, Mandarin and Spanish.
We are known for our warm, diverse and vibrant community of families dedicated to the internationally respected child-led Montessori approach.
In 2013, we launched in a beautiful riverside location in Battery Park City with a vision to bring a world class early childhood learning center to the downtown New York City community while offering children a quiet haven for peaceful, introspective learning.
We stand out among peer schools in the exquisite natural beauty of our school setting and our commitment to nurturing independence in children.
We are also the only Montessori school in the city with an early childhood "maker space" and a fully functioning farm plot managed by our students.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 60 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $37,275
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
2013

Student Body

Total Students
60 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
10 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
2018-2019 Tuition | Full Day : $37,275 | Half Day : $23,600 (AM or PM)
Admissions Director
Jennifer Jones, Ph.D.

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess, Spanish

Arts and Music Programs:
Ceramics, Dance

School Notes

  • * English, Mandarin and Spanish languages
  • * Fully accredited Montessori for children ages 2 through Kindergarten
  • * All teachers Montessori certified and uniquely trained to support trilingual environment
  • * Rigorous and engaging academic program for Kindergarten
  • * History of Kindergarten graduates moving on to some of NYC's most prestigious elementary schools
  • * Stunningly beautiful location on the Hudson River with a view of the Statue of Liberty and wall-sized classroom windows
  • * World class architectural design inspired by early childhood settings of Northern Europe
  • * Considered one of Lower Manhattan's best early childhood environments
  • * Full day programs for all ages, from 2 through Kindergarten
  • * After school Clubhouse and classes until 6pm nightly 

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 60 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $37,275
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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