Montessori School Of Chevy Chase

5312 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20015
Tel: (202)362-6212
  • The Montessori School of Chevy Chase strives to be the foremost early childhood development school in Washington, DC. Our program is based on the philosophy and pedagogy of Dr. Maria Montessori.
  • We offer a comfortable, safe, stimulating environment where young children grow intellectually, spiritually, physically, and socially.
  • The Montessori School of Chevy Chase was founded in 1999. The school enjoys a reputation for its academic excellence and active parent involvement.
  • The Head of School of school, Marlene Cherry, holds an AMI Primary Montessori Diploma, a Masters Degree in Montessori Education and a BS in Education.
  • All lead teachers are Montessori certified and take ongoing classes to further their education.
  • The school has approximately 57 children from many diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • We are a culturally diverse community of life long learners, offering a strong academic curriculum based on the Montessori philosophy of fostering self-esteem, independence, empathy and social consciousness.
  • Our curriculum is based on the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori which focus on the individuality of each child in respect to their needs and talents.
  • We work on fostering the child's natural desire to learn and assist the child in acquiring social skills and self-confidence.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
International Montessori Council (IMC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-1
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1999

Student Body

Total Students59 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 50%
Students by GradeMontessori School Of Chevy Chase Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size16 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School Logo Polo Shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies according to the program selected and hours spent at school: Half Day, 8:45 - 1:00pm School Day, 8:45 - 3:30pm Full Day, 8:45-6:00 Early Arrival - 8:00am-8:45am
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMarlene Cherry
Admissions AssociateCarol Rothman

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsSoccerSoccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
soccer, yoga

School Notes

  • Traditional Montessori Classes
  • French Immersion Class
  • Before Care & After Care
  • Year round school - September through August
  • French Immersion Toddler Classes - 18 months through 3 years old
  • Spanish Immersion Toddler Class
  • Primary Classes - 3 through 6 years old
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