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Our New York-state accredited school offers children aged 2.8 (2 years, 8 months) through 6 years a secure and stimulating environment to learn and grow. Loving, certified teachers nurture children to love learning and develop self-reliance. We have five sunny, cheerful classrooms and a spacious outdoor playground. Our curriculum is inspired by Montessori philosophy while also achieving the New York State Standards for learning and supporting the joy of discovery.

We have an accredited kindergarten program for families who wish to remain in a small group setting for an additional year before elementary school.

Door-to-door transportation is available for children Port Washington and parts of Manhasset.


Accredited by

  • New York State Office of Children and Family Services

 Participant in

  • Port Washington UPK subsidy program

  • Quality Stars:  Rated as a 4-star program.

The mission of the Happy Montessori School is to provide the essentials of quality education for young children:  support, predictability, warmth, and acceptance, in the context of intellectually-stimulating, enriching activities.  We are influenced by the Montessori philosophy, which recommends a structured environment for children to develop to their full potential.

"Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world."

Maria Montessori

Teenage Students Raising Hands



40 Pleasant Ave, Port Washington, NY 11050, USA



(516) 883-1131


(516) 883-8525

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