The Richmond Montessori School

Tel: (804)741-0040
  • The Richmond Montessori School mission is to provide for each student a well-rounded, individualized education and developmental experience that is grounded in Montessori principles and that nurtures an enduring love of learning.
  • RMS will be a model educational community that provides a creative, responsive learning environment, which nurtures each child's innate and unique tendency for growth and development, for the mutual benefit of the child, the family and the greater community.
  • RMS strives for excellence in its programs, operations, staff and students.
  • RMS strives to create a safe, caring, stable environment that is child-centered and community-oriented.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1965

Student Body

Total Students291 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeThe Richmond Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesRanges from $8,950 to $13,525. Tuition covers all expenses of the Montessori curriculum and specialty programs, with the exception of required grade specific fees (i.e., Technology Fee, Middle School fee).
Admissions DirectorGrainne Murray

School Notes

  • The Richmond Montessori School mission is to provide for each student a well-rounded, individualized education and developmental experience that is grounded in Montessori principles and that nurtures an enduring love of learning. RMS will be a model educational community that provides a creative, responsive learning environment, which nurtures each child's innate and unique tendency for growth and development, for the mutual benefit of the child, the family and the greater community. RMS strives for excellence in its programs, operations, staff and students. RMS strives to create a safe, caring, stable environment that is child-centered and community-oriented.
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