The Riverbend School

6 Auburn Street
Natick, MA 01760-0176
Tel: (508)655-7333
Grades: NS - 8 | 128 students
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The Riverbend School was founded on July 1, 2010 when Eliot Montessori School (founded 1971) and Natick Montessori School (founded 2000) merged to form one educational institution.
Utilizing the best principles of the Montessori philosophy, Riverbend serves the educational needs of children ages 15 months – 8th grade.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 2010

Student Body

Total Students 128 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade The Riverbend School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges between 11,600 and 18,800 depending on grade level
% on Financial Aid 15%
Admissions Director Michele McKenna

School Notes:

The Riverbend School is a collaborative Montessori environment that develops self-motivated, independent learners by integrating academic excellence and a respectful social community that results in confidence and lifelong achievement.

Profile last updated: 09/30/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dana Hall School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Natick Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Brighton School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Natick
    Grades: K | 82 students
    0.2 miles
    49 Eliot St
    Natick, MA 01760
    (508)647-0888
    0.2K
    82
  • Framingham
    The Brighton School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-6 | 46 students
    0.3 miles
    360 Water Street
    Framingham, MA 01705
    (508)877-8200
    0.3PK-6
    46
  • Natick
    Grades: PK-2 | 79 students
    1.6 miles
    73 Cottage Street
    Natick, MA 01760
    (508)655-5006
    1.6PK-2
    79
  • Wellesley
    Grades: PK-K | 120 students
    1.7 miles
    79 Denton Road
    Wellesley, MA 02482
    (781)237-6670
    1.7PK-K
    120
  • Wellesley
    Grades: PK-6 | 192 students
    1.7 miles
    78 Benvenue Street
    Wellesley, MA 02482
    (781)235-2282
    1.7PK-6
    192

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