Every child. Every family. Every day.
In 1966, one parent with a passion for Montessori education and an entrepreneurial spirit tagged a poster onto a lamp post on the UWS, soliciting the interest of other parents who may want to share in her vision of creating a small, familial Montessori preschool. It took little to no time for her to gain the support of a dozen families, and in that year, Morningside Montessori School was born.
Today, over 50 years later, our school culture continues to espouse the values that gave it life -- compassion, commitment, and a lifelong love of learning. The diversity and longevity of our community makes us very unique.
Morningside Montessori balances high quality learning with a down-to-earth school culture, so that every child, parent and school team member has space to be the best version of him or herself.
I look forward to welcoming you for a visit and tour of the hidden gem of the Upper West Side and sharing all that it has to offer.
Gelsey Jeffreys, Associate Director