The Merit School Of Stafford

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (540)659-5290
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  • At Merit School Of Stafford, Our half-day Preschool and Jr. Kindergarten programs are designed to develop the young child’s awareness of stories, words, rhymes, letters, listening and beginning handwriting skills, as well as confidence, independence and inquisitiveness about learning.
  • Our full-day kindergarten program strives to develop each child into a reader and writer, confident in these skills, as well as beginning math, social studies, and science concepts.
  • Kindergarten students are evaluated using the PALS screening in the fall, winter and spring.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students64 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeThe Merit School Of Stafford Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorSherry Roberson
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  5/17/2016
We love the Merit School of Stafford on Pkwy Blvd. We have a private school kindergartener and 1st grader mid-way through the year already and couldn't be happier. Well worth the tuition to get small class sizes (only 9 kids in 1st grade class, and 17 in kindergarten), and an amazing facility with top of the line support from the director and staff. Teachers are great and kids are doing well. They test using PALS which is same as public school, so we are confident our kids are getting same or better than what the nearby public schools offer. Highly recommend to anyone considering this great school.
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5  7/24/2014
Facility is great. We enrolled because the cost was reasonable, they follow same curriculum as public schools, with same tests (SOL, PALS etc) and the offer on-campus before & after care. We will post an updated review after we get our KDG and 1st Grader started in the Fall.
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