Ithaca Montessori School

  • Ithaca Montessori School (IMS) is a premiere learning center for families committed to a warm, welcoming, child-centered environment for their children.
  • IMS allows children to explore and discover the joy of learning in a nurturing and creative school setting.
  • Our goal is to encourage self-directed learning and to help our children become independent, inquiring and confident young men and women.
  • Our traditional Montessori curriculum is enhanced with yoga, music, art, dance and Spanish instruction.
  • Our programs provide our students with a wide range of experiences and learning opportunities.
  • In our work as educators, we adhere to Dr. Maria Montessori's plea to 'follow the child.' We accomplish this objective by working to understand and support the developmental characteristics of the group while never losing site of the unique personality and needs of each individual child within that group.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1969
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students78 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Ithaca Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
Average Class Size21 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition is based on the class level (toddler/primary) and length of day (half/full)
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Music, Soccer, Yoga/Dancekenetics

School Notes

  • Ithaca Montessori School (IMS) is a premiere learning center for families committed to a warm, welcoming, child-centered environment for their children. IMS allows children to explore and discover the joy of learning in a nurturing and creative school setting. Our goal is to encourage self-directed learning and to help our children become independent, inquiring and confident young men and women. Our traditional Montessori curriculum is enhanced with yoga, music, art, dance and Spanish instruction. Our programs provide our students with a wide range of experiences and learning opportunities. In our work as educators, we adhere to Dr. Maria Montessori's plea to 'follow the child.' We accomplish this objective by working to understand and support the developmental characteristics of the group while never losing site of the unique personality and needs of each individual child within that group.
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    Grades: PK-8 | 232 students
    5.7 miles
    120 E King Rd
    Ithaca, NY 14850
    (607) 277-7335
    5.7 PK-8
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