The Sycamore School is an experiential, lower-stress 5th-12th grade school in Arlington, VA serving students through personalized and self-paced instruction. No homework for 5-8th grades; field trips weekly; interdisciplinary learning. We place equal emphasis on social-emotional development, academic development and civic engagement.
The Sycamore School
Montesshare is a Montessori, Spanish bilingual preschool in an intimate, home environment for 3 to 6 year olds.
We have two Montessori teachers guiding 7 to 13 children. Our Montessori classroom sits on the sunny, spacious first floor of a home in Alexandria (22315). We are licensed by the State of Virginia.
We all know Early Childhood is an important time in the life of the child; it is an important time in the lives of parents, too! At Montesshare, we work to honor and ease that time for both you and your child. We are building a community of families who value not only the structure and freedom inherent in Montessori education, but the connection, as well.
Montesshare was birthed from Joy Wilder’s desire for an affordable, Montessori, Spanish bilingual education for her own four children. She draws on her experience co-founding TOTH Montessori (Best of D.C. Preschools three years and counting!), her deep desire to help families thrive and a commitment to the science of child development and education in order to create this beautiful Montessori space. She loves equipping parents to parent for more moments of appreciation and peace with their child!
As a state licensed, in-home program, you and your child will have a sense of security and confidence from the moment you enter our sunny, first floor, neighborhood location. At Montesshare, we understand the anxiety of separation as we understand the relationship between emotion and learning. We are committed to sharing the challenges and successes of this special phase in life, from our beautiful homey environment and intimate ratios to our flexible schedules and affordable rates, we make it easy to share this part of your family’s journey!
LePort Montessori Aldie
LePort Montessori Aldie is an authentic, nurturing Montessori school, offering infant and toddler daycare, preschool/kindergarten and elementary school, with a Mandarin immersion option for preschool / kindergarten, on a 10+ acre campus
LePort Montessori Aldie offers high-quality Montessori in a farm-school setting, for the entire family.
With programs from infants (as young as 3 months) through elementary school, your children can thrive at our school for many years. We would like to help your child gain what we call Knowledge for Life: the essential knowledge, thinking skills and strength of character needed to flourish as joyous children today, and as successful adults tomorrow. Many families choose our school, because we are known for being a great preschool—and stay through the elementary years, because they have discovered that the individualized, joyful learning experiences in Montessori are worth investing in.
LePort Aldie is conveniently located right off Route 50, near the Stone Springs Village Center. Many of our families come from the surrounding neighborhoods—Chantilly, Lenah Mills, Willowsford, Brambleton and Stone Ridge. We offer a real school experience to our students: our classrooms feature huge windows, and most rooms have direct access to a secure, walled-in courtyard where children can play and work. Our elementary courtyard features a greenhouse, and is home to the chickens our elementary students care for. The school building adjoins to multi-acre grounds, where children can run, play, and explore our nature areas as well as basketball courts and spacious play grounds.
Ms. Melissa Kemendo, Head of School, and her team look forward to showing you around your child’s future school, and helping you discover the life-changing value of a great Montessori education. As Montessori is not a trademarked term, Montessori schools vary widely in quality: some daycares and preschools use the name for marketing, without delivering on the promise of a great education. Our school is dual-accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Virginia Council of Private Education. With experienced, Montessori trained teachers, true mixed-age classrooms, and extended, uninterrupted work periods, we offer Montessori education at its best.
Julia Brown Schools – Columbia
At The Julia Brown Schools, we work with nature, not against it, in helping your child achieve his or her goal. Our program accepts the endless energies, the creative impulses, and insatiable curiosities of the children and gradually directs their efforts into rewarding channels.
Children have a strong natural desire to learn. This desire can best be nurtured by allowing the child to choose his or her own activities and to work at his or her own pace. No one can produce a better lesson schedule than the one produced by the child’s own interests. When they are ready for each step in their development, their enthusiasm for this part of the program is obvious. As an observer of oe of our classes you find the children choosing their own work and busily pursuing their goals. Our quiet, calm classrooms are due to the students preoccupation with their work.
Julia Brown Schools – Laurel
Vision Montessori is located in Ashburn and is a place where children are provided the opportunity to grow and begin their educational journey. Our teachers have a passion for education and achieve to inspire a love of learning in each child. The goal of our preschool program is to guide and equip our students, from infants through Kindergarten, with an academic foundation, critical thinking skills and the character to flourish. Visit our school and you will see our inviting classrooms carefully prepared to enhance your child’s learning experience and why we are much more than just a daycare, child care center or a traditional private school. Learn more about what Vision Montessori can provide for your child.
We offer parents the benefits of an authentic Montessori education at the cost of traditional daycare. We are proud to extend a 10% tuition discount to all federal, state, and county employees. Unlike many Montessori schools in area, we follow a year round schedule including offering programs during the summer and providing your family more consistency. During the winter months, we do not follow Loudoun County Public Schools during weather related closings and make every attempt to remain open.
Top Hat Montessori
Top Hat Montessori is a school for the 21st Century, providing all day, all year Montessori programs for the children of today’s working families. With a strong commitment to traditional Montessori education, our programs and pricing meet the needs of families with children too young for Elementary school, so you can go to work without worry.
Maria Montessori was a physician in Italy in the early 1900’s. The government was struggling with children being left at home during the day while their parents worked. Dr. Montessori had worked successfully with special needs children, so they asked her to establish a program to care for the children. Through careful observation and experimentation, Dr. Montessori learned what materials and activities engaged the children’s interest, appealing to their instinctive need to learn. Her goals were to meet their developmental needs, and to teach them practical skills, academic fundamentals, respect for others, and care of self and the environment.
Montessori Kids Universe of Ashburn
At the Montessori Kids Universe of Ashburn, we believe that learning is a journey. Our goal is to develop engaged and independent thinkers who embrace community responsibility and leadership. Our teachers strive to inspire a joy of learning, academic success, intellectual excitement, emotional well-being, and creativity in every student. It is with confidence, joy, compassion and leadership that Montessori Kids Universe of Ashburn students venture forth on their unique journeys to make a difference in the world.
Goddard School of Bethesda
Waterfront Academy is a dual immersion (Spanish and English) faith-based Montessori school with emphasis on charity and stewardship in the Catholic tradition. We serve children between 18 months to 8th grade through several of our programs: Pre-Primary, Primary, Elementary, and Middle School.