Montessori School at Old Field, Inc.

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  • Montessori School @ Old Field, Inc. is a school that strives to practice the Montessori Method as closely as possible.
  • It is a school dedicated to serve children.  The school believes in the philosophy from which it was founded...to provide a learning environment that is true to Montessori principles and precepts.
  • The success of the school, however, does not only depend on the presence of Montessori materials and trained teachers.
  • Children meet success in a Montessori School because their families make choices in tune with Montessori.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association Montessori International (AMI)
Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6

Student Body

Total Students17 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Montessori School at Old Field, Inc. Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(We do require students have indoor and outdoor shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesFive days a week, half-day: $6,000 Five days a week, full-day: $9,600
Admissions DirectorBernardita McHugh
Admissions AssociateCaterina Reed

School Notes

  • Tour: tours are scheduled any day of the week. Please contact the school office to schedule a tour. Your child does not have to be present for the initial tour. *Please note: Photo identification will be required for all visitors to the school.
  • Application Form: please complete the application form which you will receive during your tour. Please return to Montessori School at Old Field, Inc. 1 Dyke Road, Setauket, NY 11733. A non-refundable fee of $75 must accompany the application form.
  • Visit & Interview: after submitting the application, it is necessary to schedule a visit and interview for your child. This is scheduled through the school office.
  • Records: we require the most recent progress report cards, achievement scores, and immunization records.
  • Teacher Recommendation Letter: a recommendation letter is required from the teacher of your child's present school. This letter is especially important for admissions to the elementary program.
  • Admission Decision: the Administrator reviews each prospective student's application. Admission decisions are immediately given after compliance with all requirements have been submitted to the school office.
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