The Riverbend School

6 Auburn Street,
Natick, MA, 01760-0176
     Tel: (508)655-7333
Grades: NS - 8 | 104 students
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 104 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade The Riverbend School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
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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