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.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-3
Year Founded1989
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students59 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Southampton Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size14 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School Uniforms )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,000
Admissions DirectorNicole Tinker
Admissions AssociateDonna 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Southampton
    Grades: PK-8 | 283 students
    2.1 miles
    160 N Main Street
    Southampton, NY 11968
    (631) 283-9140
    2.1 PK-8
  • Bridgehampton
    Grades: PK-12 | 364 students
    7.6 miles
    739 Butter Ln
    Bridgehampton, NY 11932
    (631) 907-5442
    7.6 PK-12
  • Dobbs Ferry
    Grades: 5-12 | 695 students
    75.6 miles
    49 Clinton Avenue
    Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
    (914) 479-6420
    75.6 5-12
  • East Hampton
    Grades: K-12
    11.3 miles
    18 Goodfriend Drive
    East Hampton, NY 11937
    (631) 907-5400
    11.3 K-12
  • East Setauket
    Grades: NS-8 | 352 students
    34.9 miles
    201 Old Town Rd
    East Setauket, NY 11733
    (631) 751-1154
    34.9 NS-8

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