The Aquinas Montessori School was established 45 years ago by Kathleen H. Futrell, who continues to direct the school…More today, and it has a sister campus in Old Town Alexandria. Students are taught by the Montessori method, which is described as an "approach to learning" where students are encouraged to explore and learn independently.
School activities include piano and violin lessons, theatre productions, Classics Club and Girl Scouts. Students are encouraged to give back to the community by participating in walk-a-thons and collecting supplies for Montessori schools in need around the world. For more information about admission, please visit the school's website.
Terry's School of Dance 8730 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA22309 This school, run by former professional dancers Jack and Terry Peyton, offers classes in tap, hip-hop, ballet and…More gymnastics to students aged 2 to 19. Several former pupils have gone on to professional careers in New York City and Los Angeles and often come back to teach dance and acting workshops. The school also hosts dance and gymnastics-themed birthday parties.