Building Blocks Montessori School
- Building Blocks Montessori School began in 1972 as a nursery school which soon expanded to the elementary level.
- Building Blocks Montessori provides a stimulating environment that builds on the foundation set in Lower School but with more emphasis on academics.
- Textbooks are used along with advanced Montessori and other materials.
- The children continue to advance at their own rate, with individualized goals and curriculum tailored to meet different learning styles and needs.
- It is a non-competitive and supportive environment. Small group meetings in all subjects are an integral part of Upper School for instruction and discussions.
- The subject areas in Upper School are art, music, computer, gym & movement, yoga and Spanish.
- Upper School children participate in N.Y.S. testing and take a yearly Stanford Achievement Test to aid in curriculum planning and evaluation.
|School Type||Montessori School|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-5|
|Total Students||62 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 28%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||10 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Staten Island Grades: K-9 | 292 students
1305 Hylan Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10305
(718)351-0939 2.3 K-9
- Staten Island Grades: PK-K | 22 students
1000 Richmond Ter
Staten Island, NY 10301
(718)442-6112 1.2 PK-K
- Staten Island Grades: PK-8 | 223 students
259 Rose Ave
Staten Island, NY 10306
(718)351-4442 4.3 PK-8
- Staten Island Grades: K-9 | 161 students
309 Saint Pauls Ave
Staten Island, NY 10304
(718)447-4600 0.5 K-9
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