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.

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
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1968

Student Body

Total Students190 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
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 fees. Students applying for 1st through 7th grade are eligible to apply for one of our Scholarships available: http://princetonmontessori.org/admissions/affording-pmonts/
% on Financial Aid
35%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKathryn Marmion
Admissions AssociateTracey Baskin

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, TennisArcheryBasketball,
GolfSoccer,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
beading, book club (with parent), cermamics, Chinese, Clubs: Clubs for elementary students vary each year: currently Lego, 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)

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