Bristow Montessori School. Bristow, VA 20136

Admissions of students without regard to race, color, gender, or religion

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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

How to Apply

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

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“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

photo of Dr. Maria Montessori
“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.”
How to enroll

Admissions Process

How to Apply and Enroll your child into Bristow Montessori School

Our Admissions Philosophy

Here at BMS, we have a community that has been built on getting to really know our families and their children.  We recognize the unique individuality of each student at BMS and accordingly take time to get to know your child and we ensure the right fit and a road map for a smooth transition into our community.  This process gives us assurance that our community continues to have a strong foundational fabric and that all of our students are successful in the environment.

Step 1: Parent/Family Tour

The best way to learn more about Bristow Montessori School is to spend time with us. Please contact the school to schedule an appointment for a Parent/Family Tour. During this visit you will tour our facilities, learn about our programs, and about Montessori Education here at BMS. If you are able to schedule your visit between the hours of 9:00am and 11:00am, you will have the opportunity to observe children working in the Montessori environment. After the Parent Visit/Tour, a member of our administration team will review the admissions process with you, answer any questions you may have, and invite you to schedule a 30 minute Child Classroom Visit.

Schedule a Tour!

Step 2: Child Classroom Visit

After completing your initial Parent/Family Tour, the next step is to schedule your child for a 30 minute Classroom Visit. During this time, your child will experience the Montessori classroom environment, engage in learning activities, and spend time with other BMS students.

*BMS must have a copy of your child’s immunization records in order for your child to enter the classroom. You can bring a physical copy of your child’s immunization records with you on the day of your child’s visit, or submit the records by fax to 703-890-3040.

Step 3: How to Apply

After completing your Child Visit, the next step is to submit the BMS Application Contract provided to you by the BMS admissions staff. This Application can be sent via email if you are out of the area, please inquire with the front office 703.468.1191.

Drop off or Mail the filled out application, deposit, and all required forms: Bristow Montessori School, 9050 Devlin Rd, Bristow VA, 20136.

Required Forms: Please refer to your Application Packet for a list of all required forms.

Waiting list: If classes are currently full, and you would like your child to be placed on our waiting list, please fill out the admissions application, and provide the deposit and all required forms to hold your child’s place on the waiting list. We will notify families as openings become available, and discuss your child’s start date that that time.

Additional Questions: Please contact the school admissions staff with any additions on how to apply to BMS. We look forward to meeting you and your family and the opportunity to welcome your child into the BMS Community!

Step 4: Provide the 1st Month Tuition Installment

The first full month of Tuition will be due by August 1, 2017. Tuition payments will be made in twelve (12) installments (per 12 month Contract) or ten (10) installments (per 10 month Contract), and are due by the 1st of each month. Please see our Tuition Schedule for detailed pricing.

Forms and additional Add-On Program Payments: Pizza Friday, Hot Lunch, etc. Please also include any additional required forms and payments (list is included in your Applications Packet) by the start of your child’s first day.