Old Town Montessori School

112 S Columbus St
Alexandria, VA 22314-0223
Tel: (703)684-7323
Grades: NS-K | 40 students
Old Town Montessori is an established private school of 29 years located in a historic neighborhood of Old Town Alexandria, VA. It is "Recognized" by AMI (Association Montessori Internationale). Old Town Montessori is a non-sectarian school and we admit all children regardless of race, creed, color or origin.Ages.
Children in each primary class range in age from 3 to 6 years. The primary curriculum is a fully comprehensive three year program where the child learns to compare, classify and clarify the world around them. Materials and curriculum center around Practical Life, Sensorial Explorations, Language, Math, Geography, History, Biology, Science, Art, and Music. 
Our principal Montessori teachers hold an AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) diploma in addition to their graduate degrees.                    

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association Montessori International (AMI)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 40 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Old Town Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Old Town Montessori is an established private school of 29 years located in a historic neighborhood of Old Town Alexandria, VA. The building is a charming and perfectly restored townhouse, with a generous yard with play equipment. It is a short 15-minute drive away from our larger Mt. Vernon campus, "The Aquinas".
  • Old Town Montessori school is "Recognized" by AMI (Association Montessori Internationale).
  • Old Town Montessori is a non-sectarian school and we admit all children regardless of race, creed, color or origin.Ages There are two primary classes at the Old Town Montessori School. Children in each primary class range in age from 3 to 6 years. The primary curriculum is a fully comprehensive three year program where the child learns to compare, classify and clarify the world around them. Materials and curriculum center around Practical Life, Sensorial Explorations, Language, Math, Geography, History, Biology, Science, Art, and Music. Morning arrival begins at 8:30 AM. Children in the half-day class are dismissed at noon. Children in the full-day classes (5&6 year olds) remain for lunch and an afternoon session until 3:00 PM. Before-school care is available from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM and After-school care is available until 6:00 PM for children of all ages.
  • Our principal Montessori teachers hold an AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) diploma in addition to their graduate degrees.
  • Other languages: A language teacher presents Spanish or French to our full-day children (5&6 year olds) who are in the sensitive period for developing language skills.    

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Commonwealth Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Pauls Nursery & Day School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Pauls Nursery & Day School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Alexandria
    St Pauls Nursery & Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-K | 54 students
    0.2 miles
    228 S Pitt St
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    (703)549-1974
    0.2PK-K
    54
  • Alexandria
    Blue Bird Of Alexandria
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 31 students
    0.4 miles
    346 Commerce St
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    (703)368-2701
    0.4K
    31
  • Alexandria
    St. Coletta Of Greater Washingt
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS | 144 students
    0.5 miles
    207 So Peyton St
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    (703)683-3686
    0.5NS
    144
  • Alexandria
    Grades: PK-8
    0.6 miles
    400 Green Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    (703)549-1646
    0.6PK-8
    n/a
  • Alexandria
    St. Anthony's Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK | 166 students
    0.8 miles
    321 First Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    (703)836-9123
    0.8PK
    166

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