At Guidepost Montessori at Herndon, we embrace a Montessori philosophy of education and create a warm, welcoming and secure place for children to challenge themselves and excel.
In this environment, children develop their intellectual, social and physical abilities and talents to their fullest.
We welcome community involvement through events, helping parents better understand the learning style and temperament of their child-and work together to maximize childrens strengths as well as building a strong community.
Guidepost Montessori at Herndon is fully accredited by Cognia as well as American Montessori Society and is recognized by the Virginia Council for Private Education.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 96 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Guidepost Montessori at Herndon ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
2019
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
96 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
89%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Guidepost Montessori at Herndon Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
James Rice

School Notes

  • Guidepost Montessori at Herndon is located in the Woodland Park area of Herndon minutes from the Dulles Toll Road and Centreville Road. The custom built school has been a part of the Herndon community since 2001. Each classroom features numerous windows allowing for an abundance of natural light in addition to the finely crafted Montessori materials in a carefully prepared and developmentally appropriate setting.
  • Toddler (16 months - 3 years)
  •  In the short span of a year or so, your child experiences an explosion of language, along with dramatic advancement in fine and gross motor control, problem-solving ability, independence, and social interaction. The Montessori Toddler classroom offers an environment and a community keyed to nurturing these skills.
  • Children's House (3 - 6 years)
  • The Children's House program at the Herndon Campus offers children a unique opportunity to learn and grow. The accredited Montessori program guided by credentialed teachers promotes academic discipline through an individualized curriculum.
  • Rich, Integrated Curriculum
  • Children work with specifically designed materials to develop skills and are guided at their own individual pace. 

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 96 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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