Southampton Montessori School

SouthamptonMontessoriSchoolisaprivatepre-schoolandkindergarten.  It is an affiliate oftheAmericanMontessoriSocietyandcharteredbythe New YorkStateDepartmentofEducation.
Theyoung child has a strongdesiretounderstandtheorderintheworld and a unique abilitytoabsorbnewconcepts.
The Montessorienvironmentisaminiatureworld,carefullyandattractivelydesigned, whichthechildcanexamineandcontrol.  The child learnsby workingwitharichvarietyofmanipulativematerials.  Thethreeyearcurriculumincludespracticallife,sensorial,language,history,science,art,music,andmovement.
Ability to focus on achosenactivityaidsthechildindevelopingconcentrationandalogicalapproachtoproblemsolving.  The Montessori materialspresent one conceptatatimeinasequentialmanner,thusincreasingthechild'schanceforsuccessfulcompletionandencouragingconfidenceandconcentration.
The child gains a senseofpeacefulsatisfactionfromhisorheraccomplishments.  Theemotional and social developmentofthechildisanimportantpartof our program.
We seek to create a warm, loving, respectfulatmosphere.  Emphasis isplacedonhelpingchildrenexpressfeelingsinconstructive waysanddevelopsocialskills andasenseofresponsibility fortheirownbehaviorwithintheschoolcommunity.A philosophyof"freedomwithinlimits"providesthebasicframework forthechildren'sinteractionwiththeenvironmentandeach other.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-3
  • Students: 59 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-3
Year Founded
1989
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
59 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Southampton Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
14 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(School Uniforms )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Nicole Tinker
Admissions Associate
Donna Hopping

School Notes

  • SouthamptonMontessoriSchoolisaprivatepre-schoolandkindergarten. It isanaffiliateoftheAmericanMontessoriSocietyand chartered bytheNewYorkStateDepartment ofEducation.Theyoung child hasastrongdesiretounderstand theorder intheworld and a uniqueabilitytoabsorbnewconcepts.TheMontessorienvironmentisaminiatureworld,carefullyandattractivelydesigned, whichthechildcan examineandcontrol.Thechild learnsby workingwitharichvarietyofmanipulativematerials.Thethreeyearcurriculumincludespracticallife,sensorial,language,history,science,art,music,andmovement.Ability to focus onachosen activityaidsthechildindevelopingconcentration andalogicalapproachtoproblemsolving.TheMontessori materialspresent oneconceptat atimeinasequentialmanner, thusincreasingthechild'schanceforsuccessfulcompletionandencouragingconfidenceandconcentration.Thechildgains asenseof peacefulsatisfactionfromhisorheraccomplishments.Theemotional and socialdevelopmentofthechildisan importantpartof our program. Weseektocreateawarm,loving,respectfulatmosphere.Emphasisisplacedonhelpingchildrenexpress feelingsinconstructivewaysanddevelopsocialskills anda sense ofresponsibilityfortheirownbehaviorwithinthe schoolcommunity.Aphilosophyof"freedomwithinlimits"provides thebasicframeworkforthechildren'sinteractionwith theenvironmentandeach other.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-3
  • Students: 59 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,000
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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