To Our Prospective Families,
Thank you for your interest in The Caedmon School, where we celebrate and value childhood! Caedmon offers an early childhood through Grade 5 educational model for ages 21 months through 10 years and an incredibly diverse and welcoming community. As the first Montessori school in Manhattan, our early childhood teachers are Montessori certified and serve as facilitators in our multi-age classrooms that are bright with sunlight and natural wood, and filled with engaging Montessori materials. In the elementary years, our Montessori-inspired approach incorporates Montessori values with a personalized education and a curriculum that develops independence, imagination, and a sense of agency through inquiry, deep thinking, and active exploration. Our faculty is equipped with the training and experience to provide just the right mix of warmth and challenge to optimize learning for each student.
Here are just a few highlights of our program:
40% international families
24% male faculty
29% FACULTY OF COLOR
Spanish (Kindergarten through Elementary)
Latin (Grades 3 through 5)
Violin (Kindergarten through Grade 3)
Exemplary Middle School placement (typically 3 choices per graduate)
Emotionally engaged and responsive faculty
We invite you to get to know more about our philosophy and approach to education and meet members of our community through an online Tour & Panel Discussion, our online Open House, and an In-Person Tour of our facilities. At the online Tour & Panel Discussion, you’ll have the opportunity to speak with me, our Head of School, our Head of Program, and a current parent to learn about our educational approach, offerings, and community through a presentation and videos. At the Open House, you’ll hear directly from our students, teachers, alums, and parents and participate as a student in sample lessons.
Please join us to get a sense of our community and how we work with children via one of our informal online sample Curiosity Classes or Saturday Community Story Times.
We are currently offering both virtual and in-person opportunities for families to get to know The Caedmon School. Given the pandemic and the shifting nature of the safety measures, if any changes need to be made, we will contact you.
Our events will allow you to see and hear for yourself the joy in learning that our students experience every day. There is no need to apply before scheduling any of these events. If you are interested in our preschool programs, please register for any of these events or activities through our Ravenna Hub. For those interested in our Kindergarten and Elementary Programs, please register for our Open House, Curiosity Classes, and Community Story Times through our Ravenna Hub and you’ll be contacted by our Admissions Assistant, Susan Bonet, to arrange a time for your Parent Interview, Tour, & Panel Discussion and your child’s interview once we receive your inquiry and/or application.
We look forward to getting to know you and your child in the coming months!
Director of Admissions
212.879.2296, extension 306
Admissions Assistant, Assistant to the Head of School
212.879.2296, extension 307