Montessori School Of Washington

1556 Wisconsin Avenue N.w
Washington, DC 20007-0200
     Tel: (202)338-1557
        
   
Grades: PK - K | 25 students
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The Montessori School of Washington offers early education for children aged 2 through 6 years.
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In the classroom, the child follows a natural progression through four categories of learning: The Practical Life Exercises involve simple tasks relating to care and maintenance of the child's environment.
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They give the child a sense of organization and concentration, as well as an appreciation of a completed cycle of activity.
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The philosophical foundation of the Montessori approach is based on the premise that education should be an aid to life.
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In order to develop their physical, intellectual and spiritual powers to the fullest, children must have freedom a freedom to be achieved through order and self-discipline.
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Respect for a child's personality and trust in the inner potentialities are prerequisite to the foundation of an adequate educational alliance between the child and the adult.
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In the Montessori classroom today, the environment is carefully prepared with manipulative materials created by Dr. Montessori.
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The children choose their own activities, work at their own pace, and repeat these activities for as long as they wish.
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They develop confidence, independence, and a sense of order.
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The Primary Program admits children from 2 through 6 years of age, and all age groups are mixed in the classroom.
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For the youngest children, the program is three years in duration.
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Parents are strongly urged to allow their children to complete the three-year cycle through their kindergarten year in order to receive maximum benefit from the Montessori Experience.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 25 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 50%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The French Maternal School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Children's House Of Washington (0.2 miles away)
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  • WashingtonThe French Maternal School
    Special Program Emphasis
    3115 P St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20007
    (202)333-2255
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.2 mi | 45 students | Gr. K                      
  • WashingtonThe Children's House Of Washington
    Montessori School
    3133 Dumbarton St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20007
    (202)342-2551
    Montessori School
    0.2 mi | 27 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • WashingtonGeorgetown Visitation Preparatory School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1524 35th St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20007
    (202)337-3350
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 490 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WashingtonHoly Trinity School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1325 36th St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20007
    (202)337-2339
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 328 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • WashingtonBritish School Of Washington
      (Non-sectarian)
    2001 Wisconsin Avenue NW
    WashingtonDC 20007
    (202)829-3700
      (Non-sectarian)
    0.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-12                      

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