The Eliot Montessori School

6 Auburn Street,
Natick, MA, 01760-0176
Tel: (508)655-7333
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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 2010

Student Body

Total Students 167 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade The Eliot Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
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.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dana Hall School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Natick Montessori School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Brighton School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Natick The Natick Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    49 Eliot St
    Natick , MA , 01760
    (508)647-0888
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    0.1  mi  |  82  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Framingham The Brighton School
    (Nonsectarians)
    360 Water Street
    Framingham , MA , 01705
    (508)877-8200
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.3  mi  |  46  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Natick The Tobin School
    (Nonsectarians)
    73 Cottage Street
    Natick , MA , 01760
    (508)655-5006
    (Nonsectarians)
    1.6  mi  |  93  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Wellesley Wellesley Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    79 Denton Road
    Wellesley , MA , 02482
    (781)237-6670
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    1.6  mi  |  120  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Wellesley
    Tenacre Country Day School
    (Nonsectarians)
    78 Benvenue Street
    Wellesley , MA , 02482
    (781)235-2282
    (Nonsectarians)
    1.7  mi  |  192  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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