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Campbell has one Montessori Primary classroom for 3, 4 and 5 year-olds. Children ages 3 and 4 from the South Arlington school boundaries may apply. Preference is given to siblings of current Campbell students.  Montessori for elementary age children is offered at the Drew Model School.

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The program follows the Montessori method of teaching young children. It helps children learn:

  • independence
  • cooperation
  • concentration
  • care of materials
  • mathematical thinking
  • music
  • physical education
  • art
  • geography
  • writing
  • language enrichment
  • reading skills

For Whom

  • Children must be 3-years-old on or before September 30 and be toilet trained to enter the Montessori program.
  • Children may enter at age 3 or 4 (Entry at age 5 requires previous Montessori experience).

The class consists of 20 students with one Montessori-certified teacher and a teaching assistant. The class is a full-day program and operates during regular school hours.

A lottery will be conducted if there are more applications than available spaces. Parents will be notified of their child’s status by mail.

Children age 3 and older that live within the attendance zone of the school can ride the bus, if eligible.

Tuition for three-and four-year-old children is charged on a sliding fee schedule based on family income. No tuition is charged for 4-year-old children who qualify for the Free and Reduced Lunch program. There is no tuition charged for children who are kindergartners.

Montessori is a full day, five days a week program. School holidays follow the Arlington Public School’s calendar. Parent-Teacher conferences are identified on the Campbell School Calendar.

For More Information
You may call and schedule a visit to our school, or contact one of the following offices:

Intake Center for translation — 703-228-7663

Early Childhood Office — 703-228-8632
1426 North Quincy Street (2nd floor)
Arlington, Virginia 22207

School Information Center — 703-228-7660
1426 North Quincy Street (1st floor)
Arlington, Virginia 22201

School boundary information — 703-228-6005