Montessori Magnet School
45 Tremont St.,
Albany, NY 12205 (click here for directions)
Principal: Malik A.
Magnet, prekindergarten application period
through Feb. 20
Montessori Magnet School is open to children throughout
Albany. Admission is determined by two lotteries: one
for prekindergarteners and one for older students
(kindergarten through grade 5).
Click here for information about applying for the
lotteries, which will be held March 3. Applications for
both lotteries are due by Feb. 20.
of three magnet schools in the City School District of
Albany, the mission of Montessori Magnet School is to
create and support the development of a responsible,
culturally diverse community of individual learners
through diligent work in and adherence to the Montessori
philosophy and method. The school began in 1993 and for
12 years was located in the former Cathedral Academy
near Lincoln Park. In 2005, the school moved to its
current home -- a new building in Westland Hills
equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and technology.
For more information about the
program and application process, please contact the
district's Magnet Office at 475-6551.
Building opens: 7:35 a.m.
Breakfast begins: 7:40 a.m.
School day begins: 8 a.m.
School day ends: 2:30 p.m.
After-school child care ends:
prekindergarten and kindergarten
public Montessori School in the Capital District
An environmental focus that is
student directed (with recycling, gardening, waste
reduction and composting programs)
Friday, Jan. 30 --
Superintendent's Conference Day, no school
Monday, Feb. 2 -- Building
Leadership Team meeting, 3 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 16-Friday, Feb. 20
-- Winter Recess, no school
Friday, Feb. 20 --
Deadline to submit
applications for the 2015-16 prekindergarten
lottery, 4 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 27 -- Black
History Month Celebration, 1 p.m.
Bullying prevention focus of poster contest
the next month, fourth- and fifth-graders in the City School District of
Albany will have the opportunity to show off their bully-prevention
smarts and their artistic skills in a poster contest. And the winning work will be featured on a billboard on I-90.
Free breakfast, lunch for all district students --
All City School District
of Albany students are eligible to receive a free breakfast and lunch
each day at their school during the 2014-15 school year.(MORE)
Absence from school
child is absent from school for any
reason, call 475-6675 during the
morning and provide a written excuse
when your child returns to school.