Evergreen Montessori School

10700 Georgia Avenue,
Silver Spring, MD, 20902-0209
Tel: (301)942-5979
Grades: NS - 3 | 180 students
At Evergreen, we believe in self-paced learning, caring teachers and small class size.
 Students experience the joy of discovery in an intimate and engaging classroom setting.
Our Montessori program develops independence and provides a great foundation of academic skills. We have been educating children in Montessori tradition since 1964.  We pride ourselves in the racial and cultural diversity of our student body.
 We have been recognized as the most culturally diverse school in the Maryland Association of Independent Schools.
In addition, we are committed to being good stewards of the environment.
We are an EPA designated "green school" and our rain garden won a sustainability award. Our strong academic program begins in our two-year old program.
Academics are balanced by visual and performing arts as well as Spanish and Physical Education.
Extended day program and summer camp available.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 3
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 180 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 46%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Evergreen Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,450
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director jdemarchi@evergreenschool.com

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. soccer, music, dance, drama, cooking, crafts, music soccer, music, dance, drama, cooking, crafts, music,

School Notes:

    • Outstanding Montessori curriculum
    • Small classes
    • Caring, experienced faculty
    • EPA designated Green School
    • Award-winning Rain Garden
    • Expansive gym, libary, music and science rooms
    • Creative science and art summer camp
    • Convenient location to Silver Spring, Kensignton and Wheaton

    Profile last updated: 01/29/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Siena School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. John The Evangelist School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Catherine Laboure School (1.7 miles away)
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  • Silver Spring Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. John The Evangelist School
    (Roman Catholic)
    10201 Woodland Dr
    Silver Spring , MD , 20902
    (301)681-7656
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  207  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Kensington Crossway Community Montessori School
    Montessori School
    3015 Upton Drive
    Kensington , MD , 20895
    (301)929-2505
    Montessori School
    1  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Silver Spring Kensington Forest Glen Children
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    9805 Dameron Dr
    Silver Spring , MD , 20902
    (301)593-9641
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.1  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  KG
  • Silver Spring
    The Siena School
    Special Education School
    1300 Forest Glen Road
    Silver Spring , MD , 20910
    (301)244-3600
    Special Education School
    1.1  mi  |  90  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Hyattsville Pathways School - Northwood At Hyattsville
    Special Education School
    3401 East West Hwy
    Hyattsville , MD , 20782
    (301)853-3923
    Special Education School
    1.1  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  6-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 31, 2013 - At Evergreen, we believe that first years of life are the most important. There is no time when a person experiences more cognitive, social and emotional growth. Not only are children developing the intellectual skills they need for academic success, they are developing the patterns of independence, confidence and a relationship to the world that will forever influence who they are. See our website to learn more about us and why the Montessori approach is so effective at Evergreen School. You are welcome to schedule a visit, too. Regards, John DeMarchi, Head of School - Posted by Administrator

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The average private school tuition in Silver Spring, MD is $9,690 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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