‘The First Step Towards Your Child’s Future’

Flash forward a year from now… a decade from now… what will your
child have in common with today’s most remarkable inventors, such
as the Google co-founders and the creator of Amazon.com?
The foundation of a Montessori Education.

Welcome from Admissions

55+ YEARS STRONG!

Dear Prospective Parents,

Thank you for your interest in The Westmont Montessori School.  We are excited to invite you to learn more about the principles of a Montessori early education and visit our beautiful school.

From the moment you arrive at our school, you will feel the warmth and energy of our community.  Our classrooms are exciting learning environments where independence, self-esteem, integrity, and personal responsibility are fostered.  Faculty and staff are enthusiastic and engaged as they lay the foundation for motivating a child to love to learn.  Families are supportive and involved as they partner with us in their child’s education.

Come and discover for yourself why for more than 5 decades families continue to choose Westmont for their child’s early education.

  • Annual Family Open House Social, Saturday February 29, 2020, 10-11:30 am (snow date 3/7)
  • Schedule a private tour click here 
  • Open House every Tuesday, 9 am -11 am
  • Call 908-879-6355

I look forward to meeting you and sharing our school with you.

Auris M. Vanderbilt, Assistant Head of School

avanderbilt@westmontmontessori.org

 

The Westmont Journey~ Our Programs

The Westmont Montessori School provides an environment that fosters independence, self-esteem, integrity, and personal responsibility. Our Montessori philosophy empowers each child by providing the foundation to excel academically, to develop respect for self and others, and to value the world in which he lives. The Westmont graduate is a capable young person who is inspired to learn.

Click the color-coded program to see the journey.

Westmont 1st Steps

Westmont 1st Steps

A MONTESSORI & Me class, children and caregivers happily explore and discover the inviting Montessori environment while bonding in play, song, and language. Children 15 months and older may participate. Click here for registration.

Westmont 1st Steps

Little Steps Montessori

Little Steps Montessori

Children learn through play. Our cozy Little Steps class sets children on a lifelong path of exploration created especially for the heart and mind of a young child. Children 18-24 months may participate. Click here to apply.

Little Steps Montessori

Toddlers

Toddlers

Immersed in a small group setting, our Toddler class provides a safe, nurturing atmosphere, allowing for children to foster independence and the love of learning at their own pace. In this sensorial environment, children develop their fine and gross motor, language, spatial, math, and social skills while exploring hands-on activities. Children 2 and older by October 1 may participate. Click here to apply.

Toddlers

Early Childhood

Early Childhood

In the Early Childhood program, children ages 3-6 combine to form a community of learners. This multiyear Montessori cycle offers a unique experience for each child and provides ample opportunities to advance socially, emotionally, and academically. The curriculum encompasses the individualized learning of mathematics, language arts, practical life skills, science, and cultural studies. Children 3 and older by October 1 may participate. Click here to apply.

Early Childhood

Kindergarten

Kindergarten

A leadership year for every child, Kindergarten culminates from the foundation laid through the previous years at Westmont. The child solidifies essential knowledge, thinking skills, and strength of character - all necessary to flourish as capable children today and successful adults tomorrow. Children 5 and older by October 1 may participate. Click here to apply.

Kindergarten

After School Programs

After School Programs

Join us for Art, Dance and Strong Kidz. Registration is now open for the Winter 2020 After School programs for our Early Childhood and Kindergarten students. Please click here for details; spaces are limited.

After School Programs

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Fun at Camp Westmont for Summer 2020! Classes for all ages 15 months – 6 years: Parent/Child classes, Toddler Classes, Early childhood Classes, hourly, morning, afternoon, daily drop-in hours, before and after care. Look for your registration early Spring 2020.

Summer Camp
 

Admissions Process

Inquire

Visit

Visit

Join us for a personal tour (click here), drop-in Open House 9:00-11:00 am each Tuesday, or attend our annual Family Open House Social, February 29, 2020 from 10:00 - 11:30 am (snow date 3/7).

Visit

Apply

Child Visit

Child Visit

A one-on-one child visit with one of our faculty may be scheduled once your application has been received. Visit Now

Child Visit

Enroll

Enroll

Upon acceptance, you will receive a letter inviting you to reserve your child's spot.

Enroll

The Westmont Montessori School is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian school, which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, or disabilities, in the administration of its admissions policies.

 

Viewbook

 

Tuition

Click here view the 2019-2020 academic year tuition schedule.

The 2020-2021 academic year tuition schedule will be set by January 2020.  (Click here for schedule of programs.)

 

Scholarship / Financial Support

For Scholarship/Financial Support, please contact Auris Vanderbilt, Assistant Head of School, avanderbilt@westmontmontessori.org or 908-879-6355, ext. #15.

Westmont has allowed my child the room to grow while also giving him the support to thrive academically as well as social-emotionally. He is more confident, respectful and courteous, and loves to learn.

- Molly S.