Mission: We nurture the spirit of each child through meaningful connections with families and our dedication to the principles of Montessori Education.
IMS Core Values
LOVE - We serve others with kindness and compassion.
RESPECT- We appreciate the innate dignity of each person.
INTEGRITY- We act in ways that promote trust and accountability.
PEACE- We build harmony among our community.
EXCELLENCE- We model high standards and a lifelong commitment to learning.
The Montessori Classroom is a specially prepared environment filled with materials which allow children to develop skills in specific curriculum areas such as: Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Math, Art, Music, and Geography as well as learning important social skills through Grace and Courtesy. Most importantly, children at IMS cultivate a love of learning.
Ithaca Montessori School is located on a 5-acre wooded campus just north of downtown Ithaca. We are near Cornell University, Ithaca College as well as near Lansing, Cayuga Heights and Dryden.