Central Montessori School Of Virginia

5.00 (3 reviews)
323 N 20th St
Richmond, VA 23223-0804
Tel: (804)447-7493
Grades: K-2 | 90 students
School's mission is to inspire a deep, lifelong love of learning within children by offering a vibrant, interdisciplinary education.
Our research based learning methods cultivate critical thinking, independence and self-discovery.
Our goal is to build a truly authentic montessori community that reflects, supports, and benefits from our beautiful urban neighborhood.
Frequent walks to nearby art galleries, farmer¡¯s markets, city parks, the James River, historic sites and other downtown resources offer rich learning experiences for young minds.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-2

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Central Montessori School Of Virginia Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Baseball, Soccer, SwimmingBaseballSoccer,

School Notes

  • Located in a beautiful urban setting, Central Montessori School offers children ages 16months to 9 years old an alternative education rooted in the philosophy, methodology and teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori. Central Montessori School provides a full-day, year-round Montessori program for children ages 16 months to 9 years old. We offer a complete, seamless day of Montessori instruction from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Programs include: Toddler Class (ages 16-36 months)Primary Class (ages 3-6 years)Lower Elementary Class (ages 6-9 years)We offer a 12-month (year round, summer included) enrollment. 
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School Reviews

   5.00 out of 5 (3 reviews)
5.0 Stars   02/24/16
We started our son in the toddler program at CMS and he's blossomed since then. I can't say enough good things about this school and the educators. I highly recommend the school!
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5.0 Stars   01/19/16
Very good school all around. No complaints. My children love it and have developed life long friendships at such an early age. The teachers really care, not just when the parents are around. Very well priced for a Montessori school in the area, but still pretty expensive if you are not well off. You get what you pay for. My children love it there. No homework (or very little), no tests (unless they opt in at a certain age). Even though I was really skeptical about the program at first, my children knowledge base is astounding at such an early age. They are so engaged and excited about their school work it's amazing. I highly recommend it.
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5.0 Stars   01/19/16
My toddler aged son has been at this school for a year and it has been wonderful. The quality of the education is absolutely worth the money. I am happy that this school has helped form my son into a healthy, responsible, and independent two year old!
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