The Richmond Montessori School

Tel: (804)741-0040
Grades: K-8 | 291 students
  • The Richmond Montessori School mission is to provide for each student a well-rounded, individualized education and developmental experience that is grounded in Montessori principles and that nurtures an enduring love of learning.
  • RMS will be a model educational community that provides a creative, responsive learning environment, which nurtures each child's innate and unique tendency for growth and development, for the mutual benefit of the child, the family and the greater community.
  • RMS strives for excellence in its programs, operations, staff and students.
  • RMS strives to create a safe, caring, stable environment that is child-centered and community-oriented.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 291 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade The Richmond Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Ranges from $8,950 to $13,525. Tuition covers all expenses of the Montessori curriculum and specialty programs, with the exception of required grade specific fees (i.e., Technology Fee, Middle School fee).
Admissions Director Grainne Murray
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