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School leader:  Principal John Freeman
280 Plainfield St.
Hartford, CT 06112

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(860) 695-3560
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"AFM provides the highest implementation of Montessori education."


  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms, Dress code
  • Transportation
    Transportation provided for special education students...


  • Academic focus
    Social justice, Service learning, Science...
  • Arts
    None, Creative writing
  • World languages
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Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · August 16, 2015
I agree whole-heartedly with their take on homework- it should serve a purpose, it should be catered to the child's needs, and it should not be excessive. The little children are expected to be read to 20 minutes a day at least. The other children... more

Develops respect: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · August 16, 2015
No question about it, respect is a top priority and the children here are far more respectful than I've seen otherwise. Engaging with me, the children are all very polite and listen well and I've seen the same in their behaviors towards their... more

Develops empathy: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · August 16, 2015
The children across the board are exceptionally compassionate and empathetic towards the others. Older children are given opportunities to mentor and assist younger children. They are entrusted with the responsibility of looking out for the little... more

Develops honesty: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · August 16, 2015
This is a main focal point in the curriculum day to day. Children are taught to be responsible for their needs and their actions and this fosters integrity both to yourself and to other's. Young children naturally have a strong sense of justice... more

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Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School offers children grades PK 3 - 7th grade, tuition free public Montessori education implemented to the highest standards set by Association Montessori Internationale. The Annie Fisher Montessori program seeks to develop in students the power to shape their own lives and the world around them while embracing its racially, ethnically and economically diverse school community. Come see and feel the difference! Montessori is Education for Life!

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February 28, 2014

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Last modified: August 16, 2015
Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School
280 Plainfield St., Hartford, CT  06112
(860) 695-3560
Last modified Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8