Brooklyn Heights Montessori School

  • Brooklyn Heights Montessori School (BHMS) is a private Montessori school serving students in Preschool through Eighth Grade since 1965.
  • Our student-centered classroom environments provide a wide variety of materials and experiences appropriate to a range of intellectual, emotional, and physical developmental levels. Brooklyn Heights Montessori School prepares students with the critical thinking and problem solving skills essential for success in our rapidly changing world.
  • Brooklyn Heights Montessori School engages students in a challenging and meaningful curriculum that inspires independence, confidence, curiosity, leadership and collaboration.
  • At BHMS students learn reading, writing and mathematics skills while focusing on understanding the process of discovery.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1965

Student Body

Total Students236 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Brooklyn Heights Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
74%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 15

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  •  Brooklyn Heights Montessori School (BHMS) is a private Montessori school for students in Preschool through Eighth Grade. Our student-centered classroom environments provide a wide variety of materials and experiences appropriate to a range of intellectual, emotional, and physical developmental levels. Brooklyn Heights Montessori School prepares students with the critical thinking and problem solving skills essential for success in our rapidly changing world. Brooklyn Heights Montessori School engages students in a challenging and meaningful curriculum that inspires independence, confidence, curiosity, leadership and collaboration. At BHMS students learn reading, writing and mathematics skills while focusing on understanding the process of discovery. Our teachers provide an environment that fosters students to think for themselves, guides them to a love of learning, and encourages them to explore all possibilities. Above all, BHMS nurtures each child to encourage compassion, respect, and independence of thought.Unique Benefits of a BHMS educationMixed-age classes - Guided by the teacher, students learn from and teach each other. Students develop collaboration skills, compassion and mastery of the material.Three-year cycle - Teachers gain an intimate knowledge of each student`s individual learning style and potential. A spiraling curriculum develops a deeper understanding of academic subjects. Montessori materials Self-correcting, hands-on materials designed to develop a students independence, self-confidence, and depth of knowledge through tactile experiences.Prepared environment Students have choice within a carefully designed environment. A structure that develops independent problem solving skills by allowing students time to explore, discover, concentrate, research and learn.Preschool- 8th Grade A PS-8 education provides a safe environment for adolescents to build self-confidence and leadership skills. Their interests and learning styles are more defined and they are more committed to their high school education when they are involved in the selection process. Brooklyn Heights Montessori School is accredited by the NYSAIS and the American Montessori Society. In addition, BHMS is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.
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