West Side Montessori School

  • West Side Montessori School (WSMS) is an early childhood, independent Montessori school enrolling approximately 200 students, ages 2.10 through 6 (pre-K through kindergarten).
  • We are a school that awakens children's imaginations to the limitless possibilities in life.
  • We are a warm, welcoming community in which children and adults find friendships and support, where adults and children are encouraged to ask questions and broaden their understandings of themselves, others and the world around them.
  • We are committed to maintaining our position as a model urban early childhood program.
  • We are also committed to being a school that helps prepare future teachers through our on-site weekend Montessori teacher preparation program (our WSMS-TEP) and our vigorous student teaching program.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students205 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade West Side Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size21 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York
    Grades: PK-12 | 1240 students
    0.5 miles
    5 W 93rd St
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 749-6200
    0.5 PK-12
    1240
  • New York
    Grades: PK-6 | 197 students
    0.4 miles
    325 W 85th St
    New York, NY 10024
    (212) 579-5525
    0.4 PK-6
    197
  • New York
    The Caedmon School
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    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-5 | 251 students
    1.9 miles
    416 E 80th St
    New York, NY 10075
    (212) 879-2296
    1.9 NS-5
    251
  • New York
    Grades: NS-PK | 185 students
    0.5 miles
    1 West 91st Street
    New York, NY 10024
    (212) 595-2000
    0.5 NS-PK
    185
  • New York
    Grades: PK-8 | 120 students
    0.3 miles
    117 West 95th Street
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 678-2416
    0.3 PK-8
    120

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