Battery Park Montessori

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.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded2013

Student Body

Total Students60 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$37,275
Tuition Notes2018-2019 Tuition | Full Day : $37,275 | Half Day : $23,600 (AM or PM)
Admissions DirectorJennifer Jones, Ph.D.


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 

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Battery Park Montessori is The Lang School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ivdu School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York
    Ivdu School
    Special Education School (Jewish)
    Grades: K | 50 students
    0.3 miles
    11 Broadway 13th Floor
    New York, NY 10004
    (212) 613-8397
    0.3 K
  • New York
    The Lang School
    The Lang School Photo - Our staff and student community is as diverse as it is committed. Lower School students take daily recess at local parks, playgrounds, and gardening plots., while Upper School students can leave campus independently.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-12 | 60 students
    0.3 miles
    26 Broadway, Suite 900
    New York, NY 10004
    (347) 572-6971
    0.3 K-12
  • New York
    Grades: NS-12 | 750 students
    0.4 miles
    41 Broad St. & 1 Morris St.
    New York, NY 10004
    (212) 232-0266
    0.4 NS-12
  • New York
    Grades: NS-5 | 195 students
    0.4 miles
    25 Pine Street
    New York, NY 10005
    (212) 235-2325
    0.4 NS-5
  • New York
    Quad Preparatory School (the)
    Quad Preparatory School (the) Photo
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12
    0.4 miles
    25 Pine Street
    New York, NY 10005
    (646) 649-3913
    0.4 K-12

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