The Riverbend School

Tel: (508)655-7333
Grades: NS-8 | 210 students
Located in Natick, MA, Riverbend School is a dynamic learning community where students ages 15 months - grade 8 are excited to come to school each day.
Here, children are inspired to take risks, reach new levels of achievement, and become confident, self-motivated learners for life.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8

Student Body

Total Students 210 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade The Riverbend School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Average Class Size 10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Michele McKenna

School Notes

Riverbend School formed in 2010 from the merger of Eliot Montessori School (19712010) and Natick Montessori (20002010). We serve  212 students from 15 months through 8th grade in Natick, MA.

STUDENT-TO-TEACHER RATIO:
  • 4.5:1 Toddler
  • 9:1 Primary
  • 10:1 Elementary
  • 11:1 Middle School
OUR CAMPUS
  • Our 12,500 square foot "green" Children`s House at 33 Eliot Street opened in 2014. It is home to our Toddler, Primary, and Kindergarten programs, and its five acre lot includes a playground and outdoor garden/play spaces for each classroom.
  • Our Upper School, located on the banks of the Charles River, is home to our Elementary and Middle Schools. Facilities include the stately John Eliot Building at 5 Auburn Street and Memorial Hall at 40 Eliot Street, as well as a playground, athletic fields, a courtyard, gardens, and a picnic area.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Walnut Hill School for the Arts (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Tobin School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Tobin School (1.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Natick
    Grades: PK-1 | 69 students
    1.5 miles
    73 Cottage Street
    Natick, MA 01760
    (508)655-5006
    1.5PK-1
    69
  • Framingham
    The Brighton School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-6 | 46 students
    0.4 miles
    360 Water Street
    Framingham, MA 01705
    (508)877-8200
    0.4PK-6
    46
  • Wellesley
    Grades: PK-NS | 120 students
    1.8 miles
    79 Denton Road
    Wellesley, MA 02482
    (781)237-6670
    1.8PK-NS
    120
  • Wellesley
    Grades: PK-6 | 192 students
    1.9 miles
    78 Benvenue Street
    Wellesley, MA 02482
    (781)235-2282
    1.9PK-6
    192
  • Natick
    Walnut Hill School for the Arts
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 9-12 | 287 students
    1.9 miles
    12 Highland Street
    Natick, MA 01760
    (508)650-5020
    1.99-12
    287

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The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, MA is $15,329 for elementary schools and $33,386 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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