The Family School

  • The Family School is a member of the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Other Montessori association(s). The Family School religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1975

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
70%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 28 / rolling
Tuition NotesPrograms/Schedules range from $18,700-$36,000

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Indoor Soccer, Martial Arts, SwimmingBasketballIndoor Soccer,
Martial ArtsSwimming,

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  • New York
    Grades: K-12 | 705 students
    1.8 miles
    610 East 83rd Street
    New York, NY 10028
    (212) 744-8582
    1.8 K-12
    705
  • New York
    The Caedmon School
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    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-5 | 251 students
    1.6 miles
    416 E 80th St
    New York, NY 10075
    (212) 879-2296
    1.6 NS-5
    251
  • New York
    Grades: PK-12 | 728 students
    2.4 miles
    433 W End Ave
    New York, NY 10024
    (212) 497-6500
    2.4 PK-12
    728
  • New York
    Grades: PK-12 | 1240 students
    2.6 miles
    5 W 93rd St
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 749-6200
    2.6 PK-12
    1240
  • New York
    Grades: K-12 | 1317 students
    2.1 miles
    108 E 89th St
    New York, NY 10128
    (212) 423-5200
    2.1 K-12
    1317

School Reviews

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Our son had two wonderful years at The Family School, and we only wish he had started there a year earlier. It is a small school, but the teacher to student ratio is outstanding, to which I attribute, in part, how much he learned and developed in this very engaging program. I was continuously amazed at what my 3, then 4, then 5 year old son was demonstrating at home, not only in writing/reading/math but in broad general knowledge such as geography and biology. The creative activities and library resources, in addition to extra programs such as a visiting "small animals" educator and elaborate stage programs the kids put on are really impressive, far beyond what might be expected from a small school such as this. The scale of the school means that everyone gets a lot of attention and all the staff are very committed and pleasant to interact with. The summer program is amazing, with lots of external activities and trips. The demographics are a big plus too, with lots of UN families attending - worldly, yet balanced.
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