Riverside Montessori is located at West 93rd Street and Riverside Drive, a stone’s throw from Riverside Park, and has approximately 150 students. The school is accredited by both the American Montessori Society (AMS) and 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 our lead teachers are Montessori certified and have training in early childhood education.
The Columbia University Affiliated Child Care Centers 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. If interested, parents should contact the Admissions Director in writing expressing interest in being included in Early Notification.
If a qualifying family chooses to be included in the early notification process, the Center will notify parents of their decisions on January 17th, 2020.
In keeping with the ISAAGNY timeline, the early notification Parent Reply Deadline is no later than noon on January 24, 2020.
Riverside Montessori School partners with the Department of Education’s PreK for All program and offers 30 places in our Early Childhood program. Placement in this program is determined by the Department of Education. For more information please visit their website here.
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Riverside Montessori is located at West 93rd Street and Riverside Drive, a stone’s throw from Riverside Park.