Bristow Montessori School. Bristow, VA 20136

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703 468 1191

9050 Devlin Rd

Bristow, VA 20136

6:30 am - 6:30 pm

Monday to Friday

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Contact Us

703 468 1191

9050 Devlin Rd

Bristow, VA 20136

6:30 am - 6:30 pm

Monday to Friday

BMS At-A-Glance

Respect

“Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

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Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the […]

Concentration

“The first essential for the child’s development is concentration. The child who concentrates is immensely happy.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

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Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“The first essential for the child’s development is concentration. The child who concentrates is immensely happy.”

Natural Process

“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

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Dr. Maria Montessori

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“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by […]

Living Environment

“Plainly, the environment must be a living one, directed by a higher intelligence, arranged by an adult who is prepared for his mission.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

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Dr. Maria Montessori

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“Plainly, the environment must be a living one, directed by a higher intelligence, arranged by an adult who is prepared […]

Education

“Education should no longer be mostly imparting knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentials.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

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Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“Education should no longer be mostly imparting knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentials.”

Growth

“Growth is not merely a harmonious increase in size, but a transformation.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

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Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“Growth is not merely a harmonious increase in size, but a transformation.”

Family

“BMS has been wonderful. BMS isn't just a school, they've also become like family. The staff genuinely cares about the children and we couldn't be happier with their services.”

- Parent of 4-year-old

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- Parent of 4-year-old

“BMS has been wonderful. BMS isn’t just a school, they’ve also become like family. The staff genuinely cares about the […]

Needs

“These words reveal the child’s inner needs; ‘Help me to do it alone’.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

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Dr. Maria Montessori

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“These words reveal the child’s inner needs; ‘Help me to do it alone’.”

Love

“Of all things love is the most potent.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

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Dr. Maria Montessori

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“Of all things love is the most potent.”

Smile

“We have two kids attending BMS and we all love it! We have been part of the BMS family for 3 years now. The staff is always available to answer questions and greet you at the door with a smile. Our kids are excelling in all categories, and way ahead of County school standards for their age. I highly recommend BMS to any parent who wants the best for their child.”

- Parent of 3 and 4 year-old

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- Parent of 3 and 4 year-old

“We have two kids attending BMS and we all love it! We have been part of the BMS family for […]

Work

“Such experiences is not just play…. It is work he must do in order to grow up.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

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Dr. Maria Montessori

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“Such experiences is not just play…. It is work he must do in order to grow up.”

Guidance

“But an adult if he is to provide proper guidance, must always be calm and act slowly so that the child who is watching him can clearly see his actions in all their particulars.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

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Dr. Maria Montessori

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“But an adult if he is to provide proper guidance, must always be calm and act slowly so that the […]

Kind

“My 2.5 year old started at BMS when she was only 4 months old, and I couldn't be happier with our decision to enroll her here. With every room my daughter transitions to the teachers are kind and truly care for her well-being. I would recommend this school to any parent without hesitation.”

- Parent of 5-year-old

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- Parent of 5-year-old

“My 2.5 year old started at BMS when she was only 4 months old, and I couldn’t be happier with […]

Independance

“Little children, from the moment they are weaned, are making their way toward independence.”
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Dr. Maria Montessori

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Dr. Maria Montessori

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“Little children, from the moment they are weaned, are making their way toward independence.”

BMS At-A-Glance

Information on Bristow Montessori School

  • Beautiful 13,000 square foot facility
  • Secure facility & 360-degree video surveillance
  • Genuine Montessori education
  • AMS Member School
  • Bristow Montessori School features large indoor and outdoor play areas for exploration and discovery
  • Children’s lending Library
  • We care about the Environment and practice regular recycling and composting. The children have planted an organic garden from which the children sell the produce every summer, and tend to our butterfly and wildflower garden. We love to open our windows on nice summer days to bring in fresh air and natural light.

Programs

Teaching

  • Certified Montessori Teaching Guides
  • Traditional Montessori mixed-age student groupings and cultural diversity
  • Large blocks of uninterrupted time for cooperative learning, peer tutoring and emotional and social development
  • Programs tailored around the development of each individual child
  • Peace education through geographical study and diversity celebration
  • Specialty music instruction, foreign language and fine arts
  • After School Enrichment Programs: Dance, fitness & fine art at each age level

Classroom

  • Hands-on, self-correcting authentic Montessori material
  • Thoughtfully prepared classrooms balancing student choice with organized structure

We invite you to schedule a tour to get more detailed information on Bristow Montessori school’s classroom environment.

Philosophy

  • Mixed-age students learning from and teaching one another — a key element to the Montessori philosophy
  • Focus on harnessing the intrinsic motivation in each individual student
  • Channeling natural curiosity and instilling confidence in a nurturing and caring environment

Click here for more information on Bristow Montessori School’s Mission & Philosophy.

BMS Hours of Operation

  • Academic school Day Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
  • Optional Before and After School Care 6:30 am – 6:30 pm

What does BMS Feature?

The state-of-the-art, 13,000 square foot, 200-student capacity facility highlights visually appealing architecture, an emphasis on natural light, a courtyard-style outdoor play area and high-level security monitoring. Experienced Montessori-trained staff with a diverse backgrounds work with infant, toddler, pre-school, primary, kindergarten and elementary age children (6-weeks to 9 years old) in a true Montessori setting.

Where is BMS located?

We are thrilled to be a part of Bristow Commons (www.bristowcommons.com) in the heart of the Bristow community at the Northeast corner of Linton Hall Road and Devlin Road, midway between Route 29 and Route 28 on Linton Hall Road.

When did BMS Open?

The school kicked off its first official school year in September of 2010.

Why did BMS come to the Bristow area?

True Montessori education options have not been available in Western Prince William County.

How to Enroll?

Accepting Enrollment applications throughout the year to reserve spots for our early childhood Montessori programs and Primary/Kindergarten/Elementary school program, and 2017 Summer Programs.  Please see our admissions page for more information on Bristow Montessori School or contact us to schedule a tour. An admissions staff member will follow up with you and answer any questions you may have.

What areas of Virginia do we serve?

Bristow Montessori School serves the Bristow community, Gainesville, Haymarket, Manassas and Prince William County, NOVA (Northern Virginia) and VA at large.

Inquire today for more information on Bristow Montessori School's Facilities, Programs & Montessori Education

703.468.1191

We invite you to visit Bristow Montessori School, tour our facilities, and speak with an admissions member about your child’s education. We look forward to meeting you and your family, and answering any questions you may have. Thank you for inquiring!