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Welcome to Woodland Hill

Nestled in the hills of North Greenbush, the Woodland Hill campus overlooks the Hudson Valley and with the city of Albany in the distance, provides a truly inspiring learning environment. Woodland Hill Montessori School nurtures a child’s love of learning and sense of social and personal responsibility using the child-centered Montessori philosophy. more…

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Commentary: As school year begins, a message to teachers

School superintendents and principals across the region are preparing for their opening day speech to their faculties and staff. Here are some thoughts about our message.

This week we will start a new year with one of the most important jobs in the world, educating our children. In a short time, our impressionable students will be adults and our future leaders. Their values, optimism, sense of purpose, attitudes about race and equality begin now, while they are children.

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Dr. Derrick Gay: Will Your Child be Ready for Success in a Globalized and Multicultural Society?

derrick gayOn Friday, September 1, WHMS presents a talk by educational consultant and diversity expert, Dr. Derrick Gay. The talk begins at 6 p.m. and is entitled, “Will Your Child be Ready for Success in a Globalized and Multicultural Society?”

The event is free and open to the public. Guests are asked to register by calling the school at 283-5400, or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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More nights skies...


Night skies by Lower El students.

Dr. Maria Montessori

Dr. Maria Montessori…devoted her life to the education and understanding of children. She believed the purpose of education was to assist the process of life.

Faculty & Staff

Our children are guided by specially certified teachers who use the well-defined integrated Montessori curriculum and beautifully crafted interactive materials to foster individual and cooperative skills.

Parent Perspectives