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Apple Valley Montessori School

1905 Henry Ave
Winchester, VA 22601-6309

(540) 542-0078


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Mission of Apple Valley Montessori School is to provide quality education in a safe supportive environment for children 2 to 9 years of age based on the values and principles of Dr. Maria Montessori

Educational Goals

\"The child has other powers than ours, and the creation he achieves is no small one; it is everything.“
Dr. Maria Montessori

The educational goals of Apple Valley Montessori School and its staff are:
To enter into a partnership with parents in the education of their children

To foster a love of learning and independence in children, that will help them to achieve their fullest potential

To plant the seeds of discovery and exploration that will enable children to educate themselves throughout their lifetime

To help children develop a positive self-image and self-respect

To encourage respect for cultural diversity, individual differences and the personal interests of others

To instill in children a sense of duty and personal responsibility for the world in which we live

To educate parents in the application of the Montessori Method in their homes
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school