The children of the school are very young and it is important for them to have quick and easy access to their parents. Our central downtown location makes it easy for most parents to come quickly when their children are ill or distressed. EWMS parents often stop in for lunch, drive for field trips, or […]

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There are many aspects of the Elementary Workshop Montessori School that make us special. First and foremost, we are a Parent Co-op. Our families pitch in on everything from painting to fundraising. Parents help out on projects, in the classrooms, and library, and on field trips. Having Moms, Dads, and other significant adults play such […]

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EWMS History and Philosophy The Elementary Workshop Montessori School is accredited by both the American Montessori Society and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. In the Beginning Since its founding by Lillian A. Shah and Penny Contractor in 1971, the Elementary Workshop Montessori School has grown from a small class of 28 students housed in St. […]

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