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Montessori School of Rochester

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $180,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $890.

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Posted December 11, 2008

My three children have been trhought the Montessori School of Rochester (MSR)! They all attended the Toddler program (18 months- 3 years) and the Primary Program (3-6). My kids are totally different one from another but MSR was an excellent preschool for all of them. My two sons, very active, could learn how to concentrate and focus on a task, my daughter who was very shy, became extremely confident. MSR is the oldest Montessori school in the area and the teachers are Montessori trained. That makes a big difference in the way they teach the children. They teach them how to develop their attention to a task but also their self confidence. Academically the kids are taught to read, write and count (up to division) by the age of 6! I couldn't say enough good things about this school. They also have a great location and a great playground!
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Posted December 2, 2008

My children both love it here. Montessori education has given them both independence and confidence, which has helped them already in their lives outside of school.
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School basics

School start time
  • 8.30am
School end time
  • 2.45pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Angela Caprarotta
  • Coed
Special schedule
  • Extended/longer school day
  • Non-Denominational
Fax number
  • (585) 256-3279


Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Montessori
Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish
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Parent involvement
  • Msr is a not-for-profit organization, governed by the board of trustees following the by-laws of the school as adopted on september 27th 2007. the school is owned by the parents many of whom have great involvement in the running of the school and fundraising for it. we encourage a great social community for parents as well as children and hope that msr can enrich the community it serves.
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  • The Montessori method is reality based and it uses such principles as self guided learning and complete freedom within limits with the goal of encouraging the natural development of children's independence, concentration and controlled movement. In the classroom, children choose their activities from materials displayed on shelves in specific work areas.
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French Road Elementary, Castle Rock Elementary, Allens Creek Elementary
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220 Idlewood Rd
Rochester, NY 14618
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Phone: (585) 256-2520


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