Montessori School 27

  • Ms. Moira Gleeson, Principal
    Grades Pre-K – 6

    School Website - yonkerspublicschools.org/ps27

    132 Valentine Lane • Yonkers, NY 10705
    (914) 376-8455

    • Montessori Program
  • School Theme

    Montessori Program with a focus on Humanities and Creative Arts

    • Vibrant, child-centered environment taught by Montessori certified teachers and full-time assisting adults
    • Montessori instructional materials allow children to learn at their own pace through discovery activities
    • Students are grouped in multi-age classes which support a non-competitive, cooperative learning atmosphere
      • Multiage grouping include PK-K, 1, 2, 3 and 4, 5, 6 - Preprimary, Primary and Intermediate Configurations
    • A solid academic foundation is provided in a stimulating environment
    • The child-centered learning environment fosters a strong sense of community and commitment for students, parents and staff
    • Art, music, physical education, literature and philosophy are integrated into the instructional program
    • In school club activities include: Chess Club and Girl Scouts

    A fully equipped greenhouse gives students the opportunity to observe and study botany and horticulture through hands on experience.

    Children entering the school after prekindergarten must be previously enrolled in a certified Montessori program.

    Students are automatically assigned to Yonkers Montessori Academy for Grade seven (7).

  • The Partners

    This school works closely with:

    • American Montessori Society
    • JCY-Westchester Community Partners - S.M.A.R.T. Program
    • Montessori LIVE
    • Musical Infusion