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International School of Charlottesville Providing a wide range of testing, diagnostic evaluations, and consultation services for infants through college-age.

Specializing in ADHD Learning Disorders Autism Spectrum Disorders Developmental Evaluations Neurological Conditions Affecting Learning and Behavior Giftedness Evaluations Homeschool Evidence of Progress Evaluations For more information, contact

Hellen Streicher, PhD, LCP at 434-989-1481 for a free phone consultation.

434-984-2174, 2–Kindergarten A structured early childhood education with both group and individual instruction in a foreign language environment with low student-toteacher ratios. The ISC also emphasizes social development and encourages time for emotional and cognitive processing. See ad page 82

Mountaintop Montessori

Regents School of Charlottesville

434-979-8886, Toddler–Grade 9

434-293-0633, K–Grade 12 Providing a classical, Christian education

Accredited and progressive programs grounded in the Montessori philosophy serving students’ developmental needs. Montessori materials and outdoor experiences on the 9-acre campus foster a zest for learning while developing important skills like concentration, planning and collaboration. See ad page 76

focusing on core knowledge and foundational skills for future academics with conservative values in a nurturing environment that emphasizes character development and parental involvement. See ad page 77

North Branch School 540-456-8450, Preschool–Grade 8 Committed to fostering respect, nonviolence, environmental responsibility and community involvement with an emphasis on hands-on learning and cooperation while providing a challenging, solid foundation in academics, the arts and life skills. Small class sizes. See ad page 86

Oakland School

A Classical Christian School Grades K-12 • Team Sports

Peabody School 434-296-6901, Pre-K–Grade 8 Combines classical humanities with 21st century readiness skills while helping to develop the passions and talents of students through hands-on and experiential learning. Emphasizes fostering lifelong curiosity and engaged adult citizens and community members. See ad page 84

434-293-9059, Ages 6–13 A small co-educational boarding and day school that provides individualized instruction to help children reach their academic and personal potential while teaching them learning skills, instilling confidence and enabling them to transition into traditional classrooms. See ad page 72

Renaissance School 434-984-1952, Grades 9–12 A college-prep high school for high ability students in the arts, sciences and/or humanities. Broad and deep learning in the arts and academics, with an emphasis on creativity, critical thinking and collaboration. Students and faculty form a friendly community of independent thinkers. See ad page 86

St. Margaret’s School 804-443-3357, Girls, Grades 8–12 This preparatory boarding and day school offers a close community where girls build character and develop leadership abilities while gaining academic skills in an environment grounded in Episcopal values. See ad page 64

Tours every Wednesday (434) 293-0633


CharlottesvilleFamily's BLOOM February 2018  

20th Anniversary Issue

CharlottesvilleFamily's BLOOM February 2018  

20th Anniversary Issue