The Riverbend School

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  • Located in Natick, MA, Riverbend School is a dynamic learning community where students ages 15 months - grade 8 are excited to come to school each day.
  • Here, children are inspired to take risks, reach new levels of achievement, and become confident, self-motivated learners for life.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8

Student Body

Total Students210 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeThe Riverbend School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorMichele McKenna

School Notes

Riverbend School formed in 2010 from the merger of Eliot Montessori School (1971-2010) and Natick Montessori (2000-2010). We serve  212 students from 15 months through 8th grade in Natick, MA.

STUDENT-TO-TEACHER RATIO:
  • 4.5:1 Toddler
  • 9:1 Primary
  • 10:1 Elementary
  • 11:1 Middle School
OUR CAMPUS
  • Our 12,500 square foot "green" Children`s House at 33 Eliot Street opened in 2014. It is home to our Toddler, Primary, and Kindergarten programs, and its five acre lot includes a playground and outdoor garden/play spaces for each classroom.
  • Our Upper School, located on the banks of the Charles River, is home to our Elementary and Middle Schools. Facilities include the stately John Eliot Building at 5 Auburn Street and Memorial Hall at 40 Eliot Street, as well as a playground, athletic fields, a courtyard, gardens, and a picnic area.

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