Grades: NS - PK | 96 students
Children's House Montessori School is a Montessori preschool serving children from 2 to 6 years of age. It has a partial morning Toddler program for children 24 months to 33 months as well as a Preschool program serving children from 3 - 6 years of age. It is licensed by Arlington County and the Commonwealth of Virginia and is a full member of the American Montessori Society. CHMS offers both academic-year and summer-camp programs. The academic-year program provides a progressive Montessori curriculum and special enrichment activities during morning classes, followed by an enrichment program during the afternoons. The enrichment program features art, gross motor activities, music, recreation, and storytelling. The summer program incorporates daily Montessori lessons as well as thematic sessions such as art, music, cooking, and nature studies. The staff is comprised of highly-trained professionals who offer a caring, nurturing environment for your child. The school's mission is to create the prepared environment and cultivate a love of learning. CHMS nurtures each child's love of learning; respects each child's individual development; and encourages each child to undertake with confidence that which inspires him/her. CHMS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, or political beliefs.