“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

Currently enrolling for Fall 2014

Enrollment Open House – Sunday, Aug. 24 (12 – 2 PM)

RSVP requested but not required. Please call or email to r.s.v.p. or to schedule a tour:  703-437-8285 or email

We look forward to showing you our program!

NEW Before Care option from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
NEW Lunch Bunch option (for noon dismissal students)
NEW Ten Weeks of full day summer camp starts June 2015!

Calendar of Events

Thurs., Aug. 28  Classroom Open House for ALL students (9:30 AM – 12:30 PM)

Tues., Sept. 2  School Begins for Returning MCS Students and New Young Preschool Students

Thurs., Sept. 4  School Begins for New MCS Students joining a Primary Class

Sept. 2 & 4  Ext. Day & AC Begins on the child’s first day of school

Fri., Sept. 26  Ice Cream Social (Family Event)

School Calendar 2014

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

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