Your Child’s Bright Future Begins At Montessori of Leesburg And Purcellville™

Montessori School of Leesburg and Purcellville offers a quality Montessori education in a stimulating, nurturing environment for preschool children ages 6 weeks-6 years. Our educational programs do much more than teach your child; they instill confidence, independent thought and a-long love of learning. As a parent, the choices you make for your child now will have a profound effect on their future development and success. Make the right choice for your child at Montessori of Leesburg.

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A School In Your Community

Montessori School of Leesburg Founded in 1997, Montessori School of Leesburg is an independent private school for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years. Our school serves the growing needs of Loudoun County, including Leesburg, Ashburn, Purcellville, Hamilton, Round Hill and Lovettsville for quality preschool education.

Our second location, The Montessori School of Purcellville opened in 2014 in Purcellville, VA

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Cultural Activities are a specific extension of the language curriculum where children begin to acquire a sense of historical fact, classification of physical geography and an appreciation of cultural differences.

Practical Life

Practical Life is the study of self-help skills and focuses on the four major areas, Care of Self, Care of Environment, Grace and Courtesy, and Movement.


Sensorial uses a multi-sensory approach to education. Children are encouraged to learn by processing information gathered through the sen.


Math continues the cognitive math development that began in the Practical Life Skills and Sensorial curriculum, taking an acute focus and more abstract thinking process with concrete materials.

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What Makes Us Special?

Our students have the opportunity to find out just who they are, on their own timetable, in a child-centered environment where their individuality is cherished.

Experienced Faculty

A warm and nurturing environment with a professional and well-trained, experienced faculty.

Innovative Learning

An innovative learning environment that fosters deeper thought and stimulates questioning and student-led research.

Parent Involvement

Opportunities for parent involvement in the school’s culture.

Natural Play Areas

Natural play areas and gardens that the children assist in caring for, promoting responsibility and independence.

Love & Care

Home-like learning environments that the children assist in caring for, promoting responsibility and independence.

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The Essentials

Language Lessons

Our Language Lessons are incorporated into all curriculum areas to assist with vocabulary development, progression into reading, spelling , development of writing skills and composition. Language in Montessori starts with individual letter sounds. Sandpaper Letters provide children with a multisensory experience that helps them imprint the letter shapes into their memory.

Kindergarten children master skills such as, dictionary skills, poetry, penmanship and parts of speech and grammar. Each skill builds to another and forms a solid base which leads to smooth integration with other subjects.

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How we differ from a traditional daycare and kindergarten

Parents of our students will tell you that the biggest difference between our school and a traditional daycare or kindergarten can be found in the light they see in their child’s eyes each day. This light is their child’s drive to learn and develop; it represents the key contrast between Montessori schools and traditional schools.

Both Montessori and traditional preschools have the same goal: to provide learning experiences for the child. The differences lie in the types of learning experiences each school provides and the methods they use to accomplish this goal. We believe these differences are crucial because they help shape how a child learns, whether they enjoy learning, and their future attitude towards themselves and the world around them.

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The process begins with your phone call or email to come and visit our school. Following your tour and meeting at our school we invite you to observe one of our classrooms for 30 minutes to see how our certified Montessori instructors interact with our students. You’ll notice how well the children interact and self-direct their activities, sharing with others and learning at their own pace.

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Parent Testimonials

I have two children at the Montessori School of Purcellville and I am incredibly grateful to all of the teachers and staff at MSP! Both of my children love it there and I know that it is because of the amazing care and attention that they receive from their amazing teachers and staff. The education that they receive has set them up to be ahead academically, while the practical life skills help them every day to achieve new things.

Rebecca Walton (Purcelville Parent)