Welcome to Caedmon

Recognizing the natural curiosity and sense of wonder in every student, The Caedmon School is a Montessori-inspired program for toddlers through Fifth grade.

Located on East 80th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, a Caedmon student delights in challenge, immersed in community that values care and empathy. Our graduates go on to excel in the finest independent and public middle schools in NYC and beyond.

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Art Room Sunflowers 2015
Lower Level Boy iPad 2015
LL Tug of War 2015
Girl with Paper Flowers
Fourth Grade Reading Group 2015
UL Art Class 2015
Early Program Boy With Eco House 2015
Girl in Courtyard 2015
Early Program World Study 2015
Elementary Girl Chorus Concert
Elementary Asphalt Green 2015
Beginners Montessori Work 2015
UL Head of School 2015
Early Childhood Smiling Girl 2015
Elementary Technology 2015
Elementary Violin Program 2015
Fourth Grade Girl Lesson 2015
Early Childhood Biomes 2015
Kids in a huddle
Kids on a field trip to museum

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Why The Caedmon School?

A Day in the Life

The Power of Montessori

Caedmon’s 50th Anniversary

Where Our Graduates Go

Avenues The World School
Birch Wathen Lenox
Collegiate School
Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School
Dwight School
ESMS East Side Middle School
Horace Mann School
Marymount School of New York
MS 167, Robert F Wagner Middle School
Poly Prep Country Day School
Sacred Heart
The Allen-Stevenson School
The Brearley School
The Browning School
The Calhoun School
The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine
The Hewitt School
The Mandell School
The Nightingale-Bamford School
The Spence School
The Speyer Legacy School
Trevor Day School
York Prep
YorkvilleEast Middle School

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Caedmon Named Top UES Private School

We’re thrilled to share that Our Town magazine recently selected ten top-rated private schools on the Upper East Side, and Caedmon made the grade!

The Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan 2015Learn more as Caedmon seeks the questions that will guide the school’s vision and growth over the next several years.

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Join in the movement! Gifts to Caedmon support the children and the programs that stimulate their curiosity, optimism, and desire to learn.

Caedmon has contributed greatly to our daughter's intellectual, social, and cultural development. She could not be more delighted, and our entire family feels like it is part of a special community.Ryan
The teachers and administrators are wholeheartedly committed to all aspects of the students' development. Ryan
The teachers have been incredibly supportive, and we are sure our son will thrive under their watch!Kindergarten Parents
We were impressed by the culture of allowing children to develop naturally versus a one-size fits all cookie-cutter approach.  Learning is emphasized as a process versus as a means to an end.  Elana
Two days after my oldest daughter started the Early Program she came home and said, "Mommy I love my Caedmon School!" I knew right then that I had made the right decision.Tiesha
We chose The Caedmon School because it offers our family all the benefits of a tight-knit, small town community school in the middle of one of the most frenetic cities in the world. Nancy & Omar
We were first interested in Caedmon because of its Montessori curriculum.  And, we found that and so much more: a wonderful hands-on learning experience, a strong art and music program, a very diverse student body, and a place where children thrive due to the warm, nurturing, and stimulating environment.Elizabeth
It was clear from the start that diversity wasn't something that was just talked about in a brochure, but diversity was woven into every part of the curriculum.  Raising children in New York City for us meant that we needed to find a school that "looked" like New York City.Amy
When our family visited The Caedmon School for the first time, I was surprised by the children's vivid smiles and politeness at the entrance hall.  After we visited, we knew we would like to send our daughter to this school.Kenichi