Recognizing and celebrating the natural curiosity and sense of wonder in every student, The Caedmon School is a Montessori preschool and Montessori-inspired elementary program for children from 2 years old through Fifth grade.
Located on East 80th Street and as the first Montessori school in Manhattan, a Caedmon student delights in challenge, immersed in a community that values care and empathy. Learn more at caedmonschool.org or call 212.879.2296.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Students: 251 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 3 / Dec. 10 / rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded
1962
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
251 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
The Caedmon School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 3 / Dec. 10 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $14,670 for 3-day Twos to $43,330 for Elementary School. Please refer to website for details, caedmonschool.org
Summer Program Cost Notes
Children may attend for 1 - 6 weeks. Program costs vary due to age and schedule. Please refer to website for details, caedmonschool.org
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions Director
Jennifer Tarpley
Admissions Associate
Susan Bonet

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Caedmon Chorus

Arts and Music Programs:
After School Program, The Caedmon Music School

School Notes

  • The Caedmon School offers many opportunities to visit and to get to know the programs and community prior to submitting an application. Once an application is received, a parent interview, child interview, and report from the sending school are required. Please refer to our admissions calendar for the list of opportunities here

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Students: 251 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 3 / Dec. 10 / rolling

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