The Boyd School

  • The Boyd School, a Montessori Children's House, is fully accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.
  • We are a warm, welcoming community in which children and adults find friendship and support.
  • We are a school born from a spirit and force of parents and teachers who believe in the Montessori principles and support a child/family-centered environment.
  • We want our children to grow into autonomous, caring, responsible citizens, life-long learners and problem-solvers.
  • Our school is a place where all are encouraged to ask questions, broaden their understanding of themselves, and the world around them.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded1994

Student Body

Total Students44 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeThe Boyd School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesMonthly tuition ranges from $817 - $1,721 depending on the program enrolled.

School Notes

  • The Fairfax Campus of The Boyd School offers children an intimate learning environment. Each classroom opens to an outdoor exploration area and playground. The beautifully prepared classrooms inspire learning with finely constructed Montessori materials. Nestled in the heart of Fairfax, the school is an ideal environment for your child to begin their educational journey.
  • Early Childhood (3 - 6 years)
  • The Early Childhood program at the Fairfax Campus of The Boyd School offers children a unique opportunity to learn and grow. The accredited Montessori program guided by credentialed teachers promotes academic discipline through an individualized curriculum. The intimate environment of the Fairfax campus provides students with a home away from home feel.
  • We embrace our diverse student population and encourage parents to share their heritage. Children work with specifically designed materials to develop skills and are guided at their own individual pace. The class size at the Fairfax campus is well below the Fairfax County average allowing for additional individual attention.
  • The Early Childhood program is enriched with an arts program as well as additional instruction in foreign language, physical education, and music. The school nestled in a quiet Fairfax neighbor provides families with a throwback introduction to their child's educational journey.
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