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The Montessori School of McLean

Pre-Primary (toddler) ages 24 to 36 months:

Pre-Primary (toddler) wait-pool

  • The Pre-Primary (toddler) class is fully enrolled for September 2015. If you are interested in applying for the wait-pool, please contact Leslie Montague at lmontague@mcleanmontessori.org to schedule a school visit.

Primary ages 2.9 years and potty-trained through age 6:

  • Our final School Tour was Monday, May 11.  If you are interested in applying for a Primary opening, please contact Leslie Montague at lmontague@mcleanmontessori.org to schedule a school visit.

Lower and Upper Elementary ages 6 - 12 years:

  •  Both Lower Elementary and the Upper Elementary classrooms are fully enrolled for September 2015. If you are interested in applying for the wait-pool, please contact Leslie Montague at lmontague@mcleanmontessori.org to schedule a school visit.

Please contact the Director of Admission, Leslie Montague, at lmontague@mcleanmontessori.org with questions.


Thank you for your interest in the Montessori School of McLean.  Our school provides an enriching Montessori environment for children aged 24 months through 12 years.  We look forward to sharing our unique program with you and working together to provide an optimal educational experience for your children.

Our Primary School program is Monday through Friday mornings, 8:45am until 11:45am.  A student becomes eligible to stay for the full-day Montessori program until 3:30pm on his or her fifth birthday.

  • Extended Day (until 3:30pm) for 2 through 4 year-olds
  • Aftercare (until 5:30pm) for 2 through 6 year-olds
  • Optional after-school activities (until 4:30pm) for 5 through 12 year-olds

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The Montessori School of McLean is accredited by both the American Montessori Society (AMS) and AdvancED/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

MSM has been fully accredited by AMS since 1995, and is the only not-for-profit accredited Montessori school in Northern Virginia.  As an accredited school, it strives to maintain an authentic Montessori environment for children aged 24 months through 12 years. On July 19, 2012, we received our most recent reaccreditation from AMS.

Link to Health Forms

Click on the following links to view the REQUIRED FORMS for MSM.

Required for Attendance

Virginia State Medical form.pdf [must be updated every two years]


Required as Needed

Food Allergy Action Plan.pdf  [required if a child has allergies to food.]

Medication Administration Form.pdf  [required if a child needs medication during school. One form is required per medication. For children under five, each form must be updated every six months.]


Pay for Tuition Online

Want to save time—and a stamp? Next time tuition and/or fees are due, you can skip the stamp-and-envelope routine by choosing to pay online through the Intuit PaymentNetwork. Top three benefits to paying the MSM invoices this way:

- You’ll save time.

- You’ll save money—keep your stamps and skip that trip to the post office.

- Easy and free for you to use. Always.

Here’s how it works:  

  • click on the link that says "Pay by IPN.”  
  • enter your banking information and the amount .

Every transaction is confidential and your privacy is protected by Intuit. 

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact the MSM bookkeeper, Wasim Malik  at 703-790-1049 x 13 or wmalik@mcleanmontessori.org 

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The Montessori School of McLean • 1711 Kirby Road, McLean, VA 22101 • (703) 790-1049 phone • (703) 790-1962 fax