RiverRun Community Montessori

2117 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12309-0123
Tel: (518)937-9338
Grades: PK-8 | 44 students
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RiverRun Community Montessori is a non-public elementary school that follows the educational philosophies and methods of Maria Montessori. Our school implements a whole-child approach that considers the intellectual, physical, creative, and spiritual dimensions of each student; and provides an individualized educational experience. We are conveniently located on Troy-Schenectady Road in Niskayuna and are one of the most affordable non-public schools in the capital region. Our strong retention rate speaks clearly to the exceptional nature of our program.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 2008

Student Body

Total Students 44 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade RiverRun Community Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 9 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,015
Tuition Notes 10% discount for 2nd child 25% discount for 3+ child Before-care - $5/day limited needs-based scholarships available
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions Director Jennifer Hanson
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School Reviews

Two of my children are at RiverRun (first year for one and third year for the other) and I cannot imagine them anywhere else. The oldest says he wants to stay there until college - LOL. The teachers, Amy and Debbie, are amazing educators, directresses of the Montessori philosophy, and human beings. The children are engaged and inspired, and they regularly practice practical life skills (cooking, taking public transportation, etc.) and philanthropy. Most families are very involved and it feels like a true community. We absolutely love it!
- Posted by Parent, 03/16/12

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