Montessori Country School

621 Alabama Drive/PO Box 272,
Herndon, VA, 20170-0201
Tel: (703)437-8285
Grades: NS - K | 64 students
Montessori Country School strives to deliver the best preschool and kindergarten experience possible.
Since its inception in 1971, the school has remained a non-profit with oversight from a parent-run board of directors.
Our classrooms are busy, productive places.
Each child is allowed to move about freely and choose his/her own work, carrying it out to completion with great concentration and enthusiasm.
 Our curriculum emphasizes the development of the whole child within a helpful, respectful, and cooperative community.
 We help each child achieve his/her full potential by following the key premises of Montessori education: 
  • Children are to be respected as individuals who differ from each other.
  • Children possess unusual sensitivity and mental powers for absorbing and learning from their environment.
  • The most important years of growth are the first six years of life when unconscious learning is gradually brought to the conscious level.
MCS has set the standard for Montessori education.  We have also recently added a small Aftercare program with care options until 4:30 or 5:30 pm.  Please call for a tour, we would love to show you our program.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Kindergarten
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 64 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 25 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. French Class once or twice a week., Music Class twice a week. French Class once or twice a week.,
Music Class twice a week.,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 06/28/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Temple Baptist School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of Herndon (0.8 miles away)
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  • Herndon Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program
    722 Grant St., Suite J
    Herndon , VA , 20170
    (703)481-3080
    0.6  mi  |  4095  students  |  Gr.  3-9
  • Herndon
    Federal Childrens Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    530 Huntmar Park Dr 800b
    Herndon , VA , 20170
    (703)471-2821
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.7  mi  |  128  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Reston Lake Newport KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    11875 Lake Newport Road
    Reston , VA , 20194
    (703)742-0494
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.8  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Herndon Montessori School Of Herndon
    840 Dranesville Rd
    Herndon , VA , 20170
    (703)437-8229
    0.8  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Reston Community Montessori School
    Montessori School
    1700 Reston Parkway
    Reston , VA , 20194
    (703)478-3656
    Montessori School
    1  mi  |  90  students  |  Gr.  NS-K

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