PK-6|Private
198 students
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School leader:  Kathy Minardi
2700 27th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

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(202) 387-2700
(202) 387-1777
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"Authentic Montessori Education in DC since 1961."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Theory, Creative writing, Dance...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, Spanish
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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · March 16, 2016
We’ve had an excellent experience at Aidan over the past decade. Each of our children joined as toddlers and will likely continue through upper elementary. The building is unassuming and tucked into a quiet Woodley Park neighborhood, but that’s... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · March 16, 2016
Almost no homework is given, until the children near graduation (in which case they begin the process of transitioning to a secondary school).

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · March 16, 2016
Grace and courtesy, respect, and inclusiveness are all an integral part of the Montessori curriculum.

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Submitted by a parent · March 15, 2016
We've been at Aidan for many years, and I can't say enough good things about the teachers and community. My kids are learning to LOVE learning! The teachers show them how to be self-directed, to develop patience and concentration, and to find joy... more

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About this school

One of the oldest Montessori schools in the US, Aidan offers a comprehensive Montessori education to children 18 months through grade 6. While many schools incorporate parts of the Montessori philosophy into their programs, Aidan is unique in Washington, DC because we follow the complete Montessori model, both in scope and sequence. We are the only school in our area accredited by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) and AIMS (Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools).

January 12, 2017

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Last modified: June 16, 2016
Last modified Aidan Montessori School is a Private school that serves grades PK-6
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