The Boyd School

The Boyd School

We are an accredited school located in Fairfax & Loudoun Counties, VA providing authentic Montessori Education from infancy - 8th grade, since 1994.

At The Boyd School, we embrace a Montessori philosophy of education and create a warm, welcoming and secure place for children to challenge themselves and excel. In this environment, children develop their intellectual, social and physical abilities and talents to their fullest.

Mission: The Boyd School is a learning community founded on the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori. Our mission is to work in partnership with parents to guide students in developing all facets of their growing personalities - academic, social, intellectual, moral and aesthetic - from infancy through adolescence. The Boyd School takes as it's goals to: Provide a solid academic foundation utilizing the philosophy, methods and materials developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. Create a welcoming, secure and nurturing environment in which children have the opportunity to cultivate a positive attitude towards learning and satisfying personal relationships. Encourage individual abilities so that each student may become a creative, independent thinker with a strong self-image. Help the child form a personally meaningful understanding of the world that is balanced by mutual respect for the integrity of others. The Boyd School is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The Boyd School follows the teaching and research of Dr. Maria Montessori as the educational philosophy of the school. We always attempt to keep a clear vision and ask ourselves what is best for the children. Children are the focus of our school. A sense of humor, the ability to be flexible and lots of hard work are critical to the success of our program. With teachers, staff, parents and children always keeping the vision of Montessori, our school is a vital and growing environment.

Operating as usual

What a great turnout we had last evening at our Chantilly Campus for our featured Montessori Education Week event.

Thank you Dr. Angeline Stoll-Lillard for sharing your Montessori expertise and passion. We greatly appreciated your time with our school community.

[02/16/16]   Given the icy conditions of area and neighborhood roads on Tuesday, February 16th:

*Aldie, Broadlands & Potomac Falls will be open at 10am (no before school).

*Chantilly, Herndon & Reston will open at 9am (no before school).

*Fairfax will open at 8:30am.

[02/14/16]   Calendar Reminder: All campuses are closed on Monday, February 15th for President's Day. Have a wonderful three day weekend!!

[02/09/16]   Weather Announcement: Aldie, Potomac Falls and Broadlands Campuses will be closed today due to expected snow accumulation and unsafe travel conditions for our staff and families.

[01/28/16]   Weather Announcement: All campus locations will be OPEN on time on 1/29/2016. We appreciate your patience in allowing us to ensure that we can open safely. We look forward to seeing everyone back at school tomorrow!!

[01/27/16]   Weather Announcement: Due to the on-going snow emergency clean up, some campuses will remain closed tomorrow, while others are able to open with a delay.

Delayed Opening at 9:00am:
Aldie, Broadlands, Fairfax, Herndon & Reston
* Before Care is cancelled

Closed:
Chantilly & Potomac Falls

Please drive safe and we look forward to seeing many of you back at school tomorrow.

[01/26/16]   Weather Announcement: Due to the impact of the snow event all campus locations are closed on Wednesday, January 27th.

[01/24/16]   Weather Announcement: Due to the weather all campus locations are closed on January 25th and 26th. Stay warm!!

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How Much Snow? Contest | Children's Science Center

Make the blizzard a learning opportunity. Get out your measuring sticks for some blizzard fun with the Children's Science Center. Have fun!!

childsci.org How Much Snow? Contest Measure and win admission for two to the Children’s Science Center Lab! The news is buzzing about the historic snowfall. We thought it would be fun to see how much snow our Children’s Science Center fans get at their homes. It’s fun and easy to participate! Snap a photo that s…

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Blizzard Checklist: 15 Things to Do NOW

If you have not already done so, begin your home emergency preparedness now. Stay warm!!

www.nbcwashington.com Minimize your travel, keep dry, keep your pets inside and make sure you have these emergency supplies.

[01/21/16]   Weather Announcement: Due to the weather forecast and snowstorm, all campus locations are closed on Friday, January 22, 2016.

[01/21/16]   Weather Announcement: Chantilly (Westfields), Herndon, Fairfax and Reston Campuses are closed today due to weather. Loudoun Campuses (Aldie, Broadlands & Cascades) will open on time at 7:30a.

[01/19/16]   Weather Announcement: Although Loudoun County Public Schools have issued a 2 hour delay, we will open at 7:30am (Before Care is NOT cancelled).

[01/15/16]   Calendar Reminder: The Boyd School is closed on Monday, January 18th, 2016 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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LePort Schools | Events (NoVA)

We have an exciting schedule of Upcoming Events posted on our new website including details on School-Wide Open Houses. Find a event and RSVP today.

leportschools.com During the last week in February and the first week in March, we’re inviting you to see our schools and learn about Montessori, an educational approach which has empowered children to reach their potential across the world, for the past 100 years.

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An organization of 11 authentic Montessori schools with programs for infants through 8th grade, in LA, OC, & San Diego.

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LePort Schools | Continuing the Boyd Legacy

The Boyd School is excited to announce it's new partnership with LePort Schools. Click the link to learn more about LePort Schools and how the Boyd legacy will continue.

leportschools.com In January 2016, LePort joined forces with the Boyd School in Loudoun and Fairfax Counties to continue the tradition of offering authentic Montessori to local families. The Boyd School has been offering a high-quality Montessori program since 1994, and we are delighted that its founders have chosen…

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52,000 students and 1,050 classrooms: inside the world's largest school

Check out the worlds largest school. It's a Montessori school!!

www.theguardian.com Welcome to City Montessori school in Lucknow, India. Despite its vast size, no child is left behind, with nearly half of pupils scoring 90% or more in national tests

[12/20/15]   Calendar Reminder: The Boyd School is closed December 21, 2015 - January 3, 2016 for Winter Break. School resumes on January 4th. Happy Holidays!!

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Prince George to attend Westacre Montessori School Nursery - BBC News

The Royals have it right!

www.bbc.com The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge share a new family photo as they announce which nursery Prince George will attend.

The Boyd School wishes everyone a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving. We are thankful for our staff, parents and most of all our amazing children.

Calendar Reminder: The Boyd School is closed November 25-27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. School will resume on Monday, November 30th.

Thank you Grandparents for visiting our schools to spend some quality time with your most precious gifts! You truly are the light of every child.

On the last Friday before Thanksgiving Break, children begin the Holiday season with their annual Thanksgiving Feast.

Congrats to our Chantilly/Westfields Campus in being recognized as a leading Top 10 school in providing S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering & math) education.

Visit to Giant & The Dons' Wood Fired Pizza

Sterling/Cascades Campus Kindergarten students hike to Giant & The Dons' Wood Fired Pizza.

Sterling/Cascades Campus Kindergarten students hike to Giant & The Dons' Wood Fired Pizza.

Every autumn The Boyd School welcomes Tomas Eagle Bear and his family for a Native American presentation of traditional storytelling, song and dance.

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Boyd (Fall 2015) Class #1 - My Favorite Things

Ready for another jam? Chantilly/Westfields students sing "My Favorite Things" with Mix Major.

soundcloud.com This is an original song created by the Boyd School (Fall) Class #1 students. The kids are ages 5 and 6. The kids chose to make a song about their favorite things.

Our Fairfax Campus had a special visit from the Police Department. Children met some local hero's and toured a police car.

White House Visit

The Boyd School - Chantilly/Westfields Campus had a special field trip to The White House on this gorgeous Fall day.

The Boyd School - Chantilly/Westfields Campus had a special field trip to The White House on this gorgeous Fall day.

[11/02/15]   Calendar Reminder: The Boyd School is closed today (Monday, November 2) for Parent Teacher Conference Day. School resumes on November 3rd.

We wish everyone a fun and safe Halloween.

Celebrity sighting! Kira, a student from our Chantilly/Westfields Campus, had a once in a lifetime opportunity to take a dance class with Usher.

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Cascades/Sterling Campus transforms into a world of children's literature for Fall Festival.

A lovely video of our Cascades/Sterling Campus Fall Festival for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!!

plus.google.com Our classrooms were transformed into some of the fictional worlds of children's literature during our annual Fall Festival. Enjoy a few highlights. - The Boyd School - Sterling Campus - Google+

Thank you to our parents and staff for a wonderful Fall Festival event on Saturday. We are already looking forward to our International Festival in the Spring. Enjoy some of Saturday's moments.

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24328 Marrwood Dr
Aldie, VA
20105

Opening Hours

Monday 07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 07:30 - 18:00
Thursday 07:30 - 18:00
Friday 07:30 - 18:00
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