Blue Ridge Montessori School

The mission of Blue Ridge Montessori School is to aid children in the task of self-construction in a nurturing environment.
In the spirit of Dr. Maria Montessori, we promote peace, concentration, creative problem solving, order, and independence.
Social, emotional and academic growth is encouraged in a developmentally appropriate learning environment.
Respect for the child and all living things is at the heart of all we do.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 101 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Application Deadline: May. 1 / Jul. 31 / rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1985
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer camp tuition is weekly. tuition is based upon age and daily attendance.
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
101 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Blue Ridge Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
May. 1 / Jul. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Please call 434-525-0061 for tuition information
Admissions Director
Kathleen Olinger

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Photography Club, Quest Club - STEAM program

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Music Class, Spanish Language Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Archery Club, Physical Education

School Notes

  • The mission of The Blue Ridge Montessori School is to aid children in the task of self-construction in a nurturing environment. In the spirit of Dr. Maria Montessori, we promote peace, concentration, creative problem solving, order, and independence. Social, emotional and academic growth is encouraged in a developmentally appropriate learning environment. Respect for the child and all living things, is at the heart of all we do.
  • Blue Ridge Montessori`s philosophy is based on the belief that education is more than just a search for intellectual skills. It is a preparation for life. It is our goal at Blue Ridge Montessori School to provide an environment that assists the children in every aspect of their development, intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
The quality and standards of the school have gone down tremendously - they don't use Montessori methodology and are more traditionally driven. And its expensive school. Teachers do preferential treatment to kids.
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5  
I''m amazed at what my children can do!! The staff lovingly care for my children while at school. They foster my kids'' interests as they guide them through the Montessori materials. I am allowed to observe my children as they work. After a while, they forget I am even there! My pre-K daughter knows the days of the week, all of the planets, how to take care of her space, and how to be kind to others. My young son comes home singing songs he learned at circle and can do buttons. He dresses himself including his shoes each day. I HIGHLY recommend Blue Ridge Montessori School!!!
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 101 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Application Deadline: May. 1 / Jul. 31 / rolling

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