Montessori School Of Washington

1556 Wisconsin Avenue N.w
Washington, DC 20007
Tel: (202)338-1557
Grades: PK-K | 25 students
  • The Montessori School of Washington offers early education for children aged 2 through 6 years.
  • In the classroom, the child follows a natural progression through four categories of learning: The Practical Life Exercises involve simple tasks relating to care and maintenance of the child's environment.
  • They give the child a sense of organization and concentration, as well as an appreciation of a completed cycle of activity.
  • The philosophical foundation of the Montessori approach is based on the premise that education should be an aid to life.
  • In order to develop their physical, intellectual and spiritual powers to the fullest, children must have freedom a freedom to be achieved through order and self-discipline.
  • Respect for a child's personality and trust in the inner potentialities are prerequisite to the foundation of an adequate educational alliance between the child and the adult.
  • In the Montessori classroom today, the environment is carefully prepared with manipulative materials created by Dr. Montessori.
  • The children choose their own activities, work at their own pace, and repeat these activities for as long as they wish.
  • They develop confidence, independence, and a sense of order.
  • The Primary Program admits children from 2 through 6 years of age, and all age groups are mixed in the classroom.
  • For the youngest children, the program is three years in duration.
  • Parents are strongly urged to allow their children to complete the three-year cycle through their kindergarten year in order to receive maximum benefit from the Montessori Experience.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 25 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade Montessori School Of Washington Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
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