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)
- Thursday, May 26-Tuesday,
May 31 -- Memorial
Day recess (includes three unused snow days),
May 30 -- Deadline to place Giffy's
Bar-B-Q orders for the school cookout on June 3
- Wednesday, June 1
-- Book Fair
Thursday, June 2 -- Book Fair
- Book Fair
Spring Social (tentative
date, rescheduled from May 6), 6:30 p.m.
- Monday, June 6
- New York State science
written exam, grade 4
Building Leadership Team meeting, 3 p.m.
- Tuesday, June 7 --
Appreciation Breakfast, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 16 -- Grade 5
Picnic, 11 a.m.
- Thursday, June 23
- Grade 5 Moving Up,
- Early dismissal
- Friday, June 24 -- Last day of school; early dismissal
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.