Welcome to a
World of Difference

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Welcome to a World of Difference!

Richmond Montessori School is a premier Montessori community, inspiring academic excellence and nurturing human potential for children 18 months – 8th grade.  Our dual accreditation gives parents the assurance that our unique private school meets and exceeds the strict standards required to provide an authentic Montessori education and prepare children for their future.

Read more about our unique approach to private school education.


Our Programs



Recognized nationally as an outstanding Montessori early childhood program, our Toddler and Primary program accepts children as early as 18 months.

Toddler Program

Primary Program



The RMS elementary program is a natural continuation of our primary program, and it builds on the Montessori approach to learning. Lower Elementary: 6 to 9 year olds. Upper Elementary: 9 to 12 year olds.

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Middle School

Our RMS Middle School builds a community based on the moral development of the individual and the social needs of the adolescent. Middle School: 12-14 year olds.

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View Our Campus

Richmond Montessori School is proud to have two campuses located Richmond's West End. Our South Campus houses the main office, Parsons hall, Toddler, and Lower Elementary classrooms and is located at 499 North Parham Road in Richmond. Our newer North Campus houses Upper Elementary and Middle School classrooms, the Performing Arts Center and STEM Lab, and is located at 501 N. Parham Road. Both are joined by a wooded path. We would love for you to visit us to learn more!

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At Richmond Montessori School, I have been recognized as an individual. I have been able to overcome my weaknesses and display my strengths. Being a part of RMS has helped me open up and become who I am: a person who is confident and ambitious.
Kaavya Shetty, RMS Class of 2014

A World of Difference

Richmond Montessori is a unique place and a different kind of private school in Richmond. The very best way for you to experience our school is to visit us. Walk our campus, observe a Montessori classroom, and see our students and teachers in action.