Quick Stats (2022)

Top Rankings

Montessori School of Northern Virginia (MSNV) - Valleybrook Campus ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
79 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Montessori School of Northern Virginia (MSNV) - Valleybrook Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates are specific to the child's program and school day length. Please see our website (www.msnv.org) for details.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer camp rates are specific to the child's program and camp day length. Please see our website (msnv.org/programs/summer-camp) for details.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Gretchen Straczewski
Admissions Associate
Beth Bell-Leresche


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
Arts and Music Programs:
Art Class, Drumming

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Soccer, Yoga

School Notes

  • Dr. Maria Montessori recognized the limitless potential of children. She noted how their learning would take flight in an environment which met their specific needs and allowed them to learn by doing. Montessori observed the joy of children in discovering themselves and their world.At the Montessori School of Northern Virginia (MSNV), we want this joy-the delight of discovery-to last a lifetime.
  • By presenting a myriad of rich learning experiences based on the enduring principles of Montessori, MSNV offers a well-rounded, dynamic and inspiring education for your child.MSNV provides authentic Montessori education for children ages 2 through 12 at two campuses: Hillbrook in Annandale and Valleybrook in Falls Church. From Preprimary through Elementary, our learning environment is designed to directly benefit their social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Our students achieve both academic and personal success. The result? You will love school, because our children love learning, love one another and love the world around them.
Profile last updated: 09/17/2021

School Reviews

Endorse Montessori School of Northern Virginia (MSNV) - Valleybrook Campus. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Bubble-wrapped Children
Bubble-wrapped Children
With so much uncertainty in the world today and a pandemic further confounding our lives, it's reasonable for parents to want to protect their children whenever and wherever possible? But overprotecting or bubble-wrapping? Well, that's another matter.
Get Your Act Together!
Get Your Act Together!
We take a look at the other college admissions test and offer some resources for test preparation.
Why Small Class Sizes Work
Why Small Class Sizes Work
You want your child to receive plenty of individual attention. That's one of the reasons most parents send their children to private school.

Quick Stats (2022)

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Fairfax County, VA is $18,824 for elementary schools and $20,825 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fairfax County, VA is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Quick Links