Cambridge Montessori school

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Cambridge Montessori school

History[edit]

Cambridge Montessori School is a private American Montessori Society[certifications 1] and Association of Independent Schools of New England[certifications 2] certified private Montessori school that was founded in 1963 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It offers preschool, kindergarten, primary, and elementary school education.

Campus[edit]

As of 2012, Cambridge Montessori School has grown to 221 students with three distinct campuses. The Toddler/Primary Building (toddler through kindergarten) is on Garden Street adjacent to Danehy Park. The Elementary Building (grades 1-6) is on the other side of Danehy park on Sherman Street. The Middle School (grades 7-8) and arts programs are also on Sherman Street, directly across from the park.

Programs[edit]

  • Toddler Program - For children 21 months through age 3. Activities are changed regularly in response to children’s need for variety and challenge.
  • Primary Program - The Primary program is for children from 3 to 6 years. It is a mixed-age environment where children spend three years in the same classroom.
  • Elementary Program - For students 6 to 12 years old, is organized as two three-year cycles: Lower Elementary for 6- to 9-year-old students and Upper Elementary for 9- to 12-year-old students.
  • Middle School Program - For students 12 to 14 years old. It includes a two year interdisciplinary curriculum inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Passport Program - Includes Early Care, After School Care, Clubs, Athletics and Camps (Summer and School vacation).

Faculty and staff[edit]

  • Dr. Ingrid Tucker - Head of School
  • Munir Shivji - Director of Toddler and Primary Programs
  • Charles Terranova - Montessori Curriculum Coordinator
  • 15 full and part-time admin and support staff
  • 45 full and part-time teachers

See also[edit]

Cambridge, Massachusetts#Primary and secondary private education

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Accreditation List". American Montessori Society. Retrieved Jan 26, 2010.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "aisne" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "aisne" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  2. ^ "AISNE review of CMS". Association of Independent Schools in New England. Retrieved Jan 26, 2010.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "amsa" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "amsa" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).

Coordinates: 42°23′09″N 71°07′57″W / 42.3859°N 71.1326°W / 42.3859; -71.1326