Montessori of Chantilly was established in 2005 and serves families in the Chantilly/Centreville/South Riding area.   When your family joins our school, you join a warm and welcome community of teachers, students and families.  Our families play an active role in our school, enabling us to enjoy a mutual relationship of learning from and leaning on each other.

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Community Focus

Our school community focuses on Engaging and Supporting our families through a variety of high quality, creative programming, and a strong dedication to the teachings and philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori.  We like to Celebrate big milestones together.  We also believe in the importance of Giving Back to the community in which we live, play and go to school.


  • Family STEAM Day
  • ‘80’s Day – Back to the Basics
  • Lego /Building Engineering Day
  • Trunk & Treat Halloween Celebration
  • Holidays around the World
  • Annual International Day Celebration


  • Parent Guild Organization
    • The Parent Guild is a parent-led organization that supports our school and teaching staff in a variety of ways including class support, teacher appreciation, community building and planning school wide special events.
  • Parents & Grandparents sharing Holidays/Traditions/Travels
  • Parents sharing Careers (dentist, doctor, etc)
  • Parent Education Sessions :
    • Back to School Night/ Conferences/Progress Reports
    • Introduction to Montessori Language, Math & Practical Life Sessions led by Lead Teachers
    • Sessions featuring guests speakers with professional expertise, such as, Dr. Rene Hackney, on topics like:
      • Technology & Your Child
      • Raising a Respectful Child
      • Sibling Rivalry
      • Positive Discipline


  • Back to School Picnic: Ticonderoga Farm
  • End of School Year Bash – Parent Guild sponsored party celebrating the end of another great school year.
  • Ten Year Anniversary Party – Ticonderoga Farm – Over 700 people spanning over ten years.  Our families were drawn back to the community where their children received their educational foundation.

Give Back

  • Art Auction to benefit Fairfax County’s Shop with Sheriff Program
  • Café Ray Bake Sale to benefit our Sponsor Child from Bolivia named Ray
  • KG Craft/Economics Project to support Heifer International
  • Used clothing drive to benefit BARN
  • Canned Food Drive to benefit Dulles South Pantry
  • Holiday Toy Drive to benefit Cole’s Closet