Twin Parks Montessori Schools - Preschool Manhattan, Upper West Side, New York City (NYC)

Overview and Admissions

Apply now! We are accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year.
We accept children 3 months (by September 1st) to 5 years old.

Early Notification for Columbia University Families
As affiliates of Columbia University, Park West Montessori School and Riverside Montessori School will offer an optional early notification of their admissions decision to the applicant families who are current and prospective faculty, staff and students of Columbia University. This is optional and a choice that Columbia affiliated families can make. Our early notification date is January 15th with a reply due by January 29, 2016 at noon. Please contact the Admissions Director where you have submitted an application (Park West or Riverside) to be included in early notification.

Park West Montessori School has openings in the following programs for the 2015-2016 school year.

Older Infant: Child must turn one between June and December 2015
Toddler: Child must turn two by 12/31/15.
Early Childhood: Child must be 3 or 4 years old by 12/31/15.

Please call (212) 678-6072 or email with any questions. Park West Montessori School has openings for the 2015-2016 school year. You may submit your application online, in person at our school offices, or by mail. Once applications are received we will contact you for a tour and child visit (if applicable). We look forward to meeting your family and showing you our school.

Park West offers both a 10 and 12 month program.

The Park West campus now offers a 12 month program for all age groupings. This program offers the benefit of additional school days, fewer school breaks and more consistency for your child. Please inquire at for more information or view our calendar and fee schedules here.

Open House Dates
October 15th from 9:30am – 10:30am
November 17th from 9:30am – 10:30am
January 12th from 9:30am – 10:30am
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Park West Montessori is located just across the street from Central Park at 103rd Street and is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS), the Middle States Commission on Elementary Schools (MSCES), is a member of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS), the Independent School Admission Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY), and the Parents League, as well as an affiliate school of Columbia University. All of our lead teachers are Montessori certified and have training in early childhood education.

For Park West Montessori admission inquiries, contact Jessica Anub, Director of Admissions, at, or call her at 212-678-6072.

You can also use the links on the right to download our directions for admission and application.

A Day at Twin Parks Montessori School