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July 6, 2020

Enrichment Activities

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Enrichment Activities

Princeton Montessori School offers many enriching activities in the course of the school day.  These include regular programs such as music, fitness, art, performing arts, mindfulness, ecology, and many other offerings.


Tune in Time

imgresTrained and experienced yoga, meditation, and mindfulness teacher, Erin Galbraith, leads a weekly Monday session in each program, Primary aged through Middle School, teaching self-soothing, de-stressing, healthy practices one can use in all areas of life.  This development of an inner awareness and regulation is a life skill all can benefit from and enjoy.


Eco Binding

rtjbe6ptrOur resident Ecology teacher, Eliza Hammer, has developed and offers a unique class for Upper School children that engages their intellect and bodies in the care and study of the earth, beginning with the botany and animal life on our very own school grounds.  With a school vegetable garden, chickens, woods, and a Japanese meditation garden, Eliza makes use of an outdoor classroom to model and teach a way of life and learning.

After-School Clubs

Registration for clubs is open to all students in the Elementary and Middle School programs. Clubs meet weekly from 2:45-4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted) beginning in late September and continuing through early May. The offerings vary from year to year, but may include ceramics, chess, computer coding, rock band, fitness and cardio, French, cooking, gardening, sewing, sign language, photography and media, book club and other areas of interest.

Music Lessons

In addition to a robust music curriculum within each program, Princeton Montessori School offers weekly lessons in violin, piano, guitar and woodwinds (saxophone, clarinet, recorder, and flute) for either 30, 45 or 60-minute sessions throughout the year.

Auxiliary Programs

The auxiliary programs below are hosted by partner organizations and the lessons are held on site at Princeton Montessori School.

Firefly Tennis Program

The Firefly Tennis Program provides high-quality, personalized tennis experiences for children ages 3-8 years that also teaches social skills. They believe in enabling children to play to learn, rather than just learn to play.All classes are 45 minutes long and are held at Princeton Montessori School. Fall, Winter, and Spring sessions are held indoors.

What Sets Princeton Montessori Apart

Accredited at the highest level by the American Montessori Society

Led by a dedicated Head of School and engaged Board of Trustees

Staffed by a passionate team of faculty that surpasses the recommended teacher-to-student ratio set by the American Montessori Society (AMS)

Connected to PCTE, a world-renowned Montessori teacher training center as a lab school, ensuring the highest standard of a Montessori education

Set in a beautiful, natural, safe setting with state of the art learning environments

An experienced institution and a model for Montessori learning for nearly 50 years

Attended by healthy, happy, engaged, and connected families who strive to give their children the very best educational and developmental experiences available

Committed to providing the best in Montessori education and 21st Century Learning

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Accredited with non-traditional Montessori age groupings at the elementary and middle school levels


Princeton Montessori School is authorized by The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students aged 11-16.

487 Cherry Valley Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

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