Redwood Montessori Academy

1605 Veirs Mill Road
Rockville, MD 20851-0208
Tel: (301)762-2524
Grades: NS-5 | 39 students
At Redwood Montessori Academy, we nurture each child's natural desire to learn, to explore, and to take part in the world.
Our classrooms offer a child-friendly environment with materials designed to reinforce the child's independence and encourage intellectual and emotional development.
Each child is treated as an individual and allowed to learn at his/her own pace.
Through this approach, each child masters essential personal, social, and academic skills.
Our students also develop self-confidence, inner peace, responsibility, and a love of learning.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 39 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition depends on age; AM and PM care charges additional.

School Notes

  • Redwood Montessori Academy provides a safe, stimulating, and supportive educational environment for children. Our students are joyfully engaged in learning and growing through the year. They develop social and personal skills essential to success in the 21st century. They master a wide range of academic skills, often beyond common expectations for  their age or grade level.
  • Our teachers create a rich environment that encourages exploration and discovery. We give individual attention and guidance. We nurture personal development and teach important social skills. We encourage creativity, curiosity, and critical thinking.
  • Our students have made successful transitions to both public and private schools, including accelerated programs, gifted and talented classes, and early admission to higher grades.
  • Our parents receive monthly newsletters and progress reports and opportunities to observe their child. Parents get involved as classroom volunteers and chaperones and can lead special projects. School events help parents meet and build connections within the school.

Profile last updated: 09/22/2015

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School Reviews

This school is fantastic! Our daughter attended Early Primary and Primary here, and then went to public school for kindergarten. We were so unimpressed with the public school system, we sent her back for elementary school this year. We feel good knowing that she''s in a challenging, caring environment, where she''s not a number, and where the teachers truly care about her. All the teachers are great - every single one of them. I highly recommend this school.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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