Our Multi-Age program provides a Montessori beginning education designed to develop a life long love of learning in each child.

Age Requirement

To be considered for September 2020 enrollment, Multi-Age Program (2.9- to 6-year-olds) applicants must have been born on or before December 31, 2017.

Multi-Age Program Options

All of our Multi-Age Program classes are mixed-age groupings of children between the ages of 2.9 and 6 years. WSMS offers the following options:

  • AM: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday–Friday
  • PM: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday–Friday
  • 9–3: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday–Thursday; 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday
  • LAP*: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday–Friday

*LAP is the acronym for Late Afternoon Program, our full-day option.

In addition, we have options for 8:00 and 8:30 a.m. drop off, and a 6:00 p.m. pick-up option for our Multi-Age LAP program. The LAP program is available for 9 months (September-June) or 11 months (September-August).


Judy Lyons at jlyons@wsmsnyc.org

Key Admission Dates

  • Application deadline January 8, 2020
  • Financial aid application deadline January 15, 2020
  • Appointment completion deadline January 15, 2020
Notification Dates and Reply Deadlines, according to ISAAGNY Guidelines (Independent School Admissions Association of Greater New York)
  • Early Decision Notification Dates (For siblings/legacy families who have chosen this option): between December 2, 2019 and January 17, 2020
  • Early Decision Parent Reply Deadline by noon on January 24, 2020
  • Regular Decision Notification Date February 27, 2020
  • Regular Decision Parent Reply Deadline: by noon on March 5, 2020