Our World Montessori

  • Our World Montessori program is child centered.  Children learn through the exploration of self-chosen, hands on materials. Understanding that children learn at their own pace and have a variety of interests, teachers plan lessons based on individual interest and readiness rather than chronological age.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2004
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesVariable according to chosen schedule
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students85 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Our World Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVariable according to chosen schedule
% on Financial Aid
12%
Admissions DirectorDiane Lanci

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Kindermusik

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Yoga

School Notes

  • Our World Montessori is a vibrant community of learners. Our children explore and work together in a nurturing environment. Founded in 2004 by AMS-Credentialed Teacher Jennifer Graham Haggerty, Our World Montessori has grown from a small nursery program to a thriving school serving over 75 children from 18 months through Kindergarten. A natural sense of wonder motivates these young learners to explore their connections to the world around them. They are learning how to get along with others as well as understanding each person`s responsibility to take care of not only our school environment, but also the wider community and our planet.

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    Schenectady, NY 12303
    (518) 355-3080
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