8 to 18 months
Your distinctly-unique child has arrived and you’re completely torn about the possibility of Infant Day Care. We get that. Because at Danbury’s Hudson Country Montessori School we accept whole families into our community, not just their children... Learn More...
18 – 36 months
A Montessori setting offers the best beginning. Teachers create a prepared environment for toddlers to explore, discover and develop. Montessori materials introduce early learners to practical life skills, sensorial lessons, language and logic. Children have freedom of movement and are able to choose activities independently. Toddlers begin to see themselves as independent individuals and love learning new skills... Learn More...
Primary Ages 3, 4, 5
Multi-age classrooms are a cornerstone of Montessori theory and practice. Children observe and learn from each other. Motivation becomes intrinsic and student engagement is high. Children benefit from individualized instruction delivered by the same teachers over the three-year cycle. Teachers invest deeply in each child’s academic and social growth, and communicate with parents on a regular basis... Learn More...
Montessori Elementary Program
Imagine a school without intrusive bells. Visualize a room that is bright, warm and welcoming. Now picture twenty students, all completely focused on a lesson of their choice. They work undisturbed, at their own pace, for as long as they are engaged. Welcome to Elementary School at HCMS. In a multi-age elementary Montessori classroom, students learn by leading and through peer collaboration. Motivation is intrinsic and curiosity leads to learning. Students learn grace and courtesy, interact with each other respectfully, value diversity and develop lifetime friendships.
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Grades 6 through 8
Middle school is both challenging and exciting for child, parent and school. Adolescents ages 12-14 vacillate dramatically between their need for adult guidance and their need for independence. In this developmental balancing act, peer support, contact and approval become vital to every young teen’s self-esteem and identity development. HCMS Middle School program offers individualized instruction and a supportive social environment unlike traditional settings. Children with an aptitude for select subjects are encouraged to accelerate the learning process to reflect their superior capabilities. Guided by a master teacher, students design and take control of their education. They become more confident, independent, eager and willing to take on the challenges of more advanced academic content... Learn More
The need for children to have freedom of movement and the importance of physical exercise permeates life at Hudson Country Montessori. We believe movement is an essential component of “whole child” development. Core tenets of the Montessori method revolve around the much-studied link between childhood intellectual function and physical activity. Freedom of movement in the classroom is directly connected to self-motivated exploration and discovery. Through inquiry and action, our students practice “can do” consistently... Learn More...
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