Montessori Magnet School
45 Tremont St.,
Albany, NY 12205 (click here for directions)
Principal: Malik A.
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)
Tuesday, May 2 -
Thursday, May 4 -- NYS
math exams for grades 3-8
Friday, May 5
-- Elementary School Art Show, Albany Institute
of History & Art, 5-8 p.m.
Tuesday, May 9
-- Literature Night, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, May 12
-- Variety Show, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, May 16
Wednesday, May 24
-- Earth Day celebrations
Monday, May 29
-- Memorial Day, no school
"STEAM" Fair draws more than 100 --
On Wednesday, more than 100 people turned out to
take part in Montessori Magnet School’s “STEAM”
Fair. STEAM means science, technology, engineering,
art and math, and Montessori students and families
conducted experiments at 14 different stations, each
with its own STEAM theme.
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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.