The Richmond Montessori School

499 N Parham Rd
Henrico, VA 23229-0232
     Tel: (804)741-0040
Grades: K - 8 | 291 students
The Richmond Montessori School mission is to provide for each student a well-rounded, individualized education and developmental experience that is grounded in Montessori principles and that nurtures an enduring love of learning.
RMS will be a model educational community that provides a creative, responsive learning environment, which nurtures each child's innate and unique tendency for growth and development, for the mutual benefit of the child, the family and the greater community.
RMS strives for excellence in its programs, operations, staff and students.
RMS strives to create a safe, caring, stable environment that is child-centered and community-oriented.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 291 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 31%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade The Richmond Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Ranges from $8,950 to $13,525. Tuition covers all expenses of the Montessori curriculum and specialty programs, with the exception of required grade specific fees (i.e., Technology Fee, Middle School fee).
Admissions Director Grainne Murray

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grove Avenue Christian School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grove Avenue Christian School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Grove Avenue Christian School (0.5 miles away)
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  • HenricoGrove Avenue Christian School
      (Baptist)
    8701 Ridge Road
    HenricoVA 23229
    (804)741-2860
      (Baptist)
    0.5 mi | 232 students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • HenricoCollegiate School
    103 N Mooreland Road
    HenricoVA 23229
    (804)740-7077
    1 mi | 1610 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • RichmondHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award St Mary's Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    9501 Gayton Rd
    RichmondVA 23229
    (804)740-1048
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.4 mi | 452 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HenricoRiver Road Ch Rch Presch Dev C
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    8000 River Road
    HenricoVA 23229
    (804)282-4368
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    1.4 mi | 20 students | Gr. K                      
  • RichmondWest End Montessori School
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    9307 Quioccasin Rd
    RichmondVA 23229
    (804)523-7536
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    1.5 mi | 126 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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