“The child is both a hope and a promise for mankind.”

Dr. Maria Montessori

A leader in Montessori education for 42 years.

We offer 5-day Montessori preschool and kindergarten programs for children aged
2 1/2 through 6 years. In addition, we offer
3-day programs for Young Preschool as well as after school and camp programs.

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Welcome to Montessori Country School

Montessori Country School has been a leader in Montessori preschool & kindergarten education since 1971.

As a nonprofit school, our focus is to develop each child’s full potential and foster a lifelong love of learning. We encourage parent involvement, which results in a strong sense of community.

MCS is located in Herndon, Virginia at the intersection of Van Buren Street and Alabama Drive. We serve families from Herndon, Oak Hill, Reston, Great Falls, Sterling, Chantilly, Vienna, and more.

We invite you to come and observe this special environment for yourself! Please call 703-437-8285 to schedule a tour.

Current News

Some spaces remain for Fall 2014 placement.

Please call or email for details or to schedule a tour:  703-437-8285 or email

We look forward to showing you our program!

NEW this year:

Lunch Bunch option (for noon dismissal students) allows parents to extend the school day until 1 PM for one to five days/ week, your choice.

Ten Weeks of full day summer camp – starts June 2015!

Calendar of Events


Fri., Sept. 26  Ice Cream Social (Family Event) 1 PM dismissal for 3PM students AC Open to 5:30 PM

Fri., Oct 10  Staff Work Day, MCS closed, AC Open 8:30 – 5:30

Mon., Oct 13  Columbus Day Holiday MCS & AC closed

Tue., Oct 14  Staff Development Day, MCS & AC closed

Fri., Oct 24 Oktoberfest (Student Event) Parent volunteers needed

Fri., Oct 31  P/T Conferences begin for the Primary classesNOON dismissal for 3PM students, AC Open

Mon., Nov 3  P/T Conferences for ALL classes – No classes held, AC open 8:30-5:30

Tue., Nov 4  MCS Open, Alumni Day Tea @ 1PM

School Calendar 2014

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Montessori Country School 703-437-8285
621 Alabama Drive, Herndon, VA 20170

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