Princeton Montessori School

  • Princeton Montessori School, founded in 1968, is an independent, coeducational day school, dedicated to the highest quality education of children, from infancy through middle school, according to the values and principles of the Montessori philosophy.
  • The teachers nurture the individual child`s innate abilities and self-exploration, and provide children with the skills and foundation for leading full lives.
  • Parents are supported through educational resources and classes and encouraged to be active participants in the school community.
  • The recruitment, training and continued mentorship of talented teachers, along with the integrated curriculum and environments which are tailored to meet the developmental needs of the individual child, are the priorities of the School.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1968
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students212 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies by program. Please see Admissions tab of website for current schedules and fees. We understand your decision to attend Princeton Montessori School involves many considerations, including affordability. For this reason, we encourage all families to explore their eligibility for the tuition awards and savings availablehttp://princetonmontessori.org/admissions/affording-pmonts/
% on Financial Aid
35%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTracey Baskin
Admissions AssociateTracey Baskin

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Climbing, Dance, Golf, Martial Arts, Soccer, TennisArcheryBasketball,
ClimbingDance,
GolfMartial Arts,
SoccerTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
book club (with parent), cermamics, Chinese, Clubs: Clubs for elementary students vary each year: currently Lego, Creative Paper & Art, French, Montessori Model United Nations (Middle School students), Spanish cooking

Arts and Music Programs:
drums, guitar, Private Music Lessons: piano, violin

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball for Middle School students, Golf (1st-8th grade), Soccer (1st-8th grade), Tennis (age 3-11)

School Notes

Five multiage programs are offered:

  • Infant (through 18 months)
  • Toddler (through three years)
  • Primary (through Kindergarten)
  • Elementary (through Fifth grade)
  • Middle School (through Eighth grade)

Before- and after-school programs extend the hours of operation 7:30am - 6:00pm.

Find out about our summer program - SummerQuest.

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    1.4 miles
    650 Great Road
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609)924-6700
    1.4 PK-12
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    1.6 miles
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    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609)466-1970
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    172
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    4.8 miles
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    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609)986-1705
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    14.3 miles
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    Bridgewater, NJ 08807
    (908)595-2900
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    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    (215)747-3347
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