Montessori School 31

  • Dr. Sharon Banks-Williams, Principal
    Grades Pre-K – 6

    School Website - yonkerspublicschools.org/ps31


    7 Ravenswood Road • Yonkers, NY 10710 • (914) 376-8623

    • Montessori Program
  • School Theme

    Montessori Program with a focus on 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 grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2 and 3 and 4, 5 and 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

    • Creative performances, art and music are integrated into the instructional program

    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

    • Center for Montessori Teacher Education

    • JCY-Westchester Community Partners - S.M.A.R.T. Program

    • Grinton I. Will Public Library

    • Yonkers Historical Society

    • Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak

    • Curran Court Senior Center

    • Stew Leonards

    • Home Depot

    • Disney Theatrical Group

    • Random Farms Kids’ Theater

    • 4H Cornell Extension

    • Boswyck Farms – Hydroponic Farming

    • Yonkers East Yonkers Rotary

    • SIFMA Foundation – The Stock Market Game