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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