The Washington Market School

The Washington Market School is a non-profit, independent preschool in Tribeca, offering half and full day programs for children ages 2-5.
Blending Montessori and Reggio-Emilia philosophies, the curriculum includes, independent work time, art, chess, music, library, movement, drama, group meetings, and gross-motor activities.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / Jan. 11
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1976
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
230 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 1 / Jan. 11

School Notes

  • The Washington Market School (WMS) is a non-profit, independent preschool serving the Tribeca community for nearly 50 years. We offer thoughtfully designed half and full day programs for children ages 2-5. Our curriculum blends Montessori and Reggio-Emilia philosophies, celebrating children's innate curiosity and limitless capacity for absorbing new skills. In a typical day, children participate in independent work time, studio classes, group meetings, and gross-motor activities. At WMS, weoffer a range of parent education initiatives designed to support and empower families, as well as acomprehensive and collaborative exmissions process.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for The Washington Market School?
The application deadline for The Washington Market School is Dec. 1 / Jan. 11.

School Reviews

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The Washington Market School has caring and supportive teachers who help children develop learning curiosity and independence. The mixed age classroom provides a great opportunity for younger kids to learn from older ones and for older kids to learn leadership skills at an early age. The parents are also very involved in school events and holiday celebrations.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / Jan. 11
  • Source: Verified school update

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