Montessori School Of Washington DC

  • The Montessori School of Washington offers early education for children aged 2 through 6 years.
  • In the classroom, the child follows a natural progression through four categories of learning: The Practical Life Exercises involve simple tasks relating to care and maintenance of the child's environment.
  • They give the child a sense of organization and concentration, as well as an appreciation of a completed cycle of activity.
  • The philosophical foundation of the Montessori approach is based on the premise that education should be an aid to life.
  • In order to develop their physical, intellectual and spiritual powers to the fullest, children must have freedom a freedom to be achieved through order and self-discipline.
  • Respect for a child's personality and trust in the inner potentialities are prerequisite to the foundation of an adequate educational alliance between the child and the adult.
  • In the Montessori classroom today, the environment is carefully prepared with manipulative materials created by Dr. Montessori.
  • The children choose their own activities, work at their own pace, and repeat these activities for as long as they wish.
  • They develop confidence, independence, and a sense of order.
  • The Primary Program admits children from 2 through 6 years of age, and all age groups are mixed in the classroom.
  • For the youngest children, the program is three years in duration.
  • Parents are strongly urged to allow their children to complete the three-year cycle through their kindergarten year in order to receive maximum benefit from the Montessori Experience.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1990
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesDepends on the program
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students25 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade Montessori School Of Washington DC Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size8 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,500
Tuition NotesStarting at $12500

School Notes

  • The Montessori School of Washington DC offers early education for children aged 2 through 6 years. In the classroom, the child follows a natural progression through four categories of learning: The Practical Life Exercises involve simple tasks relating to care and maintenance of the child's environment. They give the child a sense of organization and concentration, as well as an appreciation of a completed cycle of activity. The philosophical foundation of the Montessori approach is based on the premise that education should be an aid to life. In order to develop their physical, intellectual and spiritual powers to the fullest, children must have freedom a freedom to be achieved through order and self-discipline. Respect for a child's personality and trust in the inner potentialities are prerequisite to the foundation of an adequate educational alliance between the child and the adult. In the Montessori classroom today, the environment is carefully prepared with manipulative materials created by Dr. Montessori. The children choose their own activities, work at their own pace, and repeat these activities for as long as they wish. They develop confidence, independence, and a sense of order. The Primary Program admits children from 2 through 6 years of age, and all age groups are mixed in the classroom. For the youngest children, the program is three years in duration. Parents are strongly urged to allow their children to complete the three-year cycle through their kindergarten year in order to receive maximum benefit from the Montessori Experience.

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
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This school is quite the top tier school. I commend them for what they do daily and highly recommend to others seeking a great preschool in the area. No regrets whatsoever.
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I just enrolled my son and I have to admit that I was a bit apprehensive about doing so during covid. However, I was impressed by all the health and safety measures taken and the in-depth school policy.! The school looks great and teachers are awesome. Definitely a great school for the little ones. I highly recommend The Montessori School of Washington to anyone in a heartbeat!
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The Montessori school of Washington is an outstanding school that keeps improving. The children are well taken care of and always well behaved. The teachers are supportive and excellent, and parents are incredibly involved. Best kept secret in the DC area.
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MSOW is a great school for beginners! My daughter Zoey has been attending this school for a year now and she absolutely loves it! The teachers are patient and kind to everyone. I highly recommend this school!
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