The Springs A Montessori School

7719 Fullerton Road
Springfield, VA 22153-0221
Tel: (703)941-1411
Grades: NS-K | 103 students
THE SPRINGS is a Montessori preschool and Kindergarten in Springfield, Virginia that has been providing Montessori education to the Northern Virginia area since 1966.
Our goal is to provide a secure, inviting, challenging and stimulating environment for the intellectual and social development of each child in accordance with the Montessori philosophy.THE SPRINGS offers both a Full Day Montessori Program and a Half Day Montessori Program.
Our classrooms provide traditional Montessori education with mixed age groups where children are encouraged to learn and develop at his or her own rate in accordance with his or her own needs, interests, and abilities.
We are devoted to helping children acquire a love of learning, intellectual curiosity, respect for others and self discipline.
 THE SPRINGS provides mixed age Toddler classrooms (16 months-3 years) and Primary classrooms (3-6 years) as well as an Infant classroom (6 weeks to 16 months) for children in Springfield, Lorton, Fairfax Station, Ft Belvoir, Mt Vernon, Kingstowne, Annandale, Burke, and Woodbridge, Virginia.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 103 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade The Springs A Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Computer Class, Drama Class, Jump Bunch (Sports Program), Mandarin Class, Music Kids (Piano or Violin), Power Tots (Gymnastics), Spanish Class Computer Class, Drama Class, Mandarin Class, Spanish Class, Jump Bunch (Sports Program),
Music Kids (Piano or Violin),
Power Tots (Gymnastics),

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Phillips School-annandale (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Springfield Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Springfield Academy (0.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield
    Grades: PK-3 | 64 students
    0.3 miles
    5236 Backlick Rd
    Springfield, VA 22151
  • Springfield
    Grades: PK-8 | 228 students
    0.3 miles
    5225 Backlick Road
    Springfield, VA 22151
  • Springfield
    Grades: K-8 | 392 students
    0.5 miles
    6915 Braddock Road
    Springfield, VA 22151
  • Annandale
    Oakwood School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 107 students
    0.6 miles
    7210 Braddock Road
    Annandale, VA 22003
  • Annandale
    Phillips School-annandale
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 140 students
    0.6 miles
    7010 Braddock Rd
    Annandale, VA 22003

School Reviews

My son has attended The Springs for the past four months and I am very impressed with the school admin, teachers, and overall programs. My son came from a traditional preschool prior to attending The Springs and he was having major difficulty at being independent, transitioning between new activities, and expressing himself when frustrated, sad, etc. Within a month of the new environment he has overcome these fundamental skills and has demonstrated a joy/curiosity in learning about the different animals in the continents, spelling, and explains simple number concepts. I can not express my gratitude enough to the school and I look forward to the next two years. I only wish I would have started earlier. The school provides several family events (sometimes monthly) to allow the parents and families to meet. The community has really been good for my family. On a side note, the school seems to be going through a transition. Many teachers are new to The Springs but their credentials are well vetted and explained to the families. From my perspective, we haven't seen any bumps in the road.
- Posted by Parent, 10/08/15

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