We have only graduated nine students so far, but what a group!
The five students in our Class of 2013 garnered award after award during the high school admissions process and continue to dazzle us as they make their way through high school.
The four extraordinarily creative and gifted students in the Class of 2015 raised the bar in their high school ambitions: They not only applied to a broader range of schools; they were accepted by some of the best. We look forward to hearing how they do!
Some of our graduates are our own children, so we tend to brag about them in particular. However, they are not the only ones who astonish us: The students we see coming up through the ranks at Waterfront Montessori are so accomplished that we know they will equal, if not eclipse, our earlier classes. Stay tuned for the Class of 2016.
Characteristics of our Graduates
- They are poised, confident and self-assured and have excellent social skills.
- They know themselves extraordinarily well and understand their strengths and challenges.
- They are independent and motivated eager learners.
- They understand their learning style and how to do their best work.
- They take risks: They ask questions, try new things and explore new interests.
- They readily connect the knowledge they have to new information they acquire.
- They think critically and are able to look at issues from multiple perspectives.
- They are not afraid to fail: They know that failure is a natural part of learning; if they fail, they simply try again.
- They are comfortable and effective when working independently; they are equally at home collaborating with others.
- They are natural and easy leaders; they connect with people and encourage cooperation to achieve goals.
- They know that they can make a difference in the world.
- They choose to make a difference.
High School Admissions
New York City High School Admissions
- Brooklyn Friends School (IB)
- The Dwight School (IB)
- Friends Seminary
- Leman Manhattan Preparatory School (IB)
New Jersey High School Admissions
- Bayonne High School Academy for Fine Art and Academics
- Bayonne High School Honors Program
- High Tech High School
- Hudson Catholic High School
- Marist High School
- McNair Academic High School
- Newark Academy
- St. Dominic Academy
- St. Peter's Preparatory School
- The Hudson School
Awards and Highlights
- Marist High School: St. Marcellin Champagnat Scholarship for academic merit; full tuition for all four years of high school at Marist High School
- St. Peter's Preparatory School: Rooney Scholarship for academic merit; Ignatian Scholarship for academic merit.
- St. Dominic Academy: Veritas Scholarship
- Admission to the All Honors Programs (Science Scholars, Mathematics, Language/Social Studies) at Bayonne High School.
- Even the student who chose his school based on where he most wanted to play football made the team!