Westmont Montessori School

Discover why for five decades families continue to choose The Westmont Montessori School for their child's early educaiton.
We have programs for children ages 18+months to 6 years old.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1964
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students155 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Westmont Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Tuition NotesVisit our website for detailed admissions and tuition information. www.westmontmontessori.org
Admissions DirectorAuris Vanderbilt


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

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School Notes

  • MONTESSORI & Me - Ages 18+ mos.
  • Toddler Program
  • Early Childhood Program - Full and Half Days
  • Kindergarten - Full Day
  • Before and After Care
  • Summer Camp & Academy
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
I am a current and alumni parent of Westmont who was admittedly clueless about the difference of a Montessori education when evaluating schools for my children. Westmont educated me while educating my children and now I am an advocate for life. My children, now 7 and 3 have experienced countless benefits from the Westmont environment and I feel so strongly about the community, teachers, administration and leadership that I was driven to action to post my very first YELP review to say as much.Westmont has each and every student's best interest at heart and I have seen that demonstrated over the course of my last 3+ years affiliated with the school. The academics and social/emotional curriculum is second to none. The community we entered has provided lasting friendships for my children and my spouse and I that have become our foundational friends in this community of Chester/Mendham that was new to us. You will not regret giving your children the opportunity to thrive at Westmont. Please reach out with any questions because as a business person I value a balanced and objective perspective but I also have very high standards so when a business exceeds those standards, especially when my children are the benefactors, I had to post a review!
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My son attended Westmont for his kindergarten year and we LOVED it! -The academic program is fantastic. -The teachers are experienced, qualified, and loving. -The school offers music, movement, Spanish, art, extended day, and after school clubs like tumbling and drama. -The administration and staff members are all warm and welcoming. -The campus and classrooms are beautiful. -The children and other parents are friendly. I would highly recommend Westmont!
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