West End Montessori School

9307 Quioccasin Rd,
Richmond, VA, 23229-0232
Tel: (804)523-7536
WEMS sees its role as being assistants to the parents.
Nurturing your child is the most important job we have.
We understand that we are setting a life–pattern for your children by providing support for their intellectual and emotional growth at this fragile point of life.
We hope that each child's experiences at West End Montessori School (WEMS) will allow a child to develop a sense of self–confidence that encourages inquisitiveness, initiative and independence in learning for the joy of learning.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 47 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 34%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade West End Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 28 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Visit http://www.westendmontessori.com/wems_at_a_glance.htm for latest tuition/fee schedule
Admissions Director Janet Gallagher
Admissions Associate Castle O'Neill

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. chess, chinese, music, science club, spanish, yoga chess, chinese, music, science club, spanish, yoga,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grove Avenue Christian School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary's Catholic School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Steward School (2.4 miles away)
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