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"The education of even a small child, therefore, does not aim at preparing him for school, but for life."

~ Maria Montessori

Welcome to Our School

With roots stretching back to 1959, Cardinal Montessori School (CMS) is the oldest AMS Montessori school in Prince William County. We pride ourselves on our tight-knit community of parents, teachers, friends, and administrators dedicated to developing the whole child through the Montessori method.

Our philosophy begins with the belief that the child comes to us with unlimited potential and must be treated with respect and dignity as the adult they are to become.

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Enrollment Enrollment for the 2024-2025 year begins February 1, 2024.


Uniforms Our uniforms and apparel information available here.


Calendar School Calendar 2023-2024

Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori Montessori is a personalized teaching approach that recognizes....