757 New Britain Ave, Hartford, CT 06106
At our Batchelder campus we have 7 Primary classrooms, 5 Lower Elementary classrooms, 3 Upper Elementary classrooms and a main office. Additionally, students, staff and parents enjoy our Family Resource Media Center, playground and garden beds. For the childrens' specials we have a gym, auditorium, music room, computer lab and cafeteria.
2018-2019 enrollment is approximately 350 students.
Pre-Kindergarten (age 3) to Grade 6.
Montessori Magnet Main Office number is 860-695-2600.
Primary PK3 8:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Primary PK4 8:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. or 8:15 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. (transition begins at 3:15 p.m.)
PK4-6th 8:15 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. (transition begins 3:15 p.m.)
Suburban Residents: Kindergarten level students and above
Transportation is provided by CREC Transportation.
General Number: (860) 524-4077
Montessori Magnet students are from Hartford and from 36 surrounding towns and cities resulting in an excellent student enrollment across races, ethnicities and the economic spectrum.
Montessori Magnet has 15 classrooms, each with a Guide and an Assistant. We also have additional support staff including, but not limited to, a Social Worker, Reading Coach, Common Core Coach, Reading Tutor and an English Language Learner teacher.
15 Classroom teachers (Guides) - All Guides hold CT teacher educator certification, as well as Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) diplomas at the student level with whom they work.
Principal - The Principal holds CT teacher educator certification in Reading and Language Arts and Elementary Education, CT school administration, as well as an Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) Primary diploma.
Montessori Magnet is staffed with support personnel to meet AMI standards. Classroom assistants hold at least an associate’s degree and AMI training. A School & Family Support Provider assists families.
All classroom teachers are trained in the Montessori music curriculum. Additionally, Montessori Magnet partners with Hartford Performs through a Hartford Public Schools arts grant. Through Hartford Performs, practicing artists lead students through a range of art experiences, including puppetry, storytelling, dance, drama and musical instrument work. Efforts are made to integrate arts experiences during the work cycle. Additionally, Montessori Magnet employs full-time music and art teachers.
Student Apple computer laptop access is available at the elementary level.
The Board of Education complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws prohibiting the exclusion of any person from any of its educational programs or activities or the denial to any person of the benefits of any of its educational programs or activities because of race, creed, color national origin, ancestry sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, marital status, age or disability subject to the conditions and limitation established by law.
The preamble to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that:
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
Building Title IX Coordinator
Dean of Students
District Title IX Coordinators:
Director of Human Resources – Office of Talent Management
Director of Student Support Services – Special Education Department
Click here to go to the Hartford Public Schools Non-discrimination page for additional information.