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My children LOVE this school - from the teachers to the students to the challenging curriculum. Julia Brown integrates compassion into their teaching standards, emphasizes the importance of values, and builds leaders through each of their classes and lessons. Though it is a small school, it allows for a lower student to teacher ratio, giving children more confidence when asking questions, engage in group activities, and opportunities for one-on-one time with the teachers. Teachers are passionate about seeing their students succeed..."

"The Julia Brown Schools is the best Montessori school in Maryland. Their staff is very professional, and their facility is clean and safe, which makes the learning experience better for the students. All three of my children have attended Julia Brown and they are thriving in their academics. The learning experience teaches students to be forward thinkers, independent, and goal setters. Julia Brown School is a great choice."

"I can't say enough about the experience my children had while they attended. Not only did they thrive academically, but socially and emotionally too. The atmosphere of the school is nurturing in every aspect. The owners and teachers care about the whole child, not only if they are learning to read, but also if they are eating well, resting well, and playing well. What a relief as a parent to drop them off every day without worry. I knew what a treasure this school was then, and it has been highlighted even more since we have experienced other schools."

"Julia Brown has been a great school for my son. He has been attending full time for over one year since he was 3 years old and he loves his school. He never puts up a fuss about going in the morning and is always so happy to go and see his friends. The routine, structure, calm environment and time tested Montessori approach make Julia Brown a gem of a school...My son is very happy here and has told me he doesn’t want to leave his school on multiple occasions. He has gained a lot of independence and learned a lot from this school. Highly recommend."

"Moving to this school has been the best decision for our family! I was a little bit worried at first when I read reviews online but I'm so glad I didn't let that stop me from making the move! The Montessori way is awesome! Both of my children (2 and 3 years old) have learned how to focus on tasks, be disciplined and work independently. The progress my children have made in just 3 months has been tangible and something that my husband and I both marvel at. The teachers and staff have been warm, caring and very understanding! I feel and see it in the daily interaction but also on an organizational level."

"My son has attended Julia Brown for over two years, and it has been a wonderful experience. The Montessori curriculum has been great for him, he's learned to be an independent child who isn't afraid of learning new things. I also love the fact that he interacts with mixed ages of children throughout the day, it's taught him how to behave with kids other than ones that are his own age. The teachers are loving, caring, and world class. I couldn't be happier that we made the switch to Julia Brown."

"We believed that it was the best choice to join the JBS community. We’re truly grateful for all you’ve done for Alice these past three years. Alice has grown into an incredible, eager and motivated little girl, and we credit JBS for most of that. The things she has learned, both educational as well as life lessons have been far beyond what we could have imagined from a Montessori school."

"If I could describe JBS in a few words I would say it is "the joy of learning". That is what I see in both our children. They are proud, enthusiastic, confident and SO excited to learn and engage the world around them. I could NOT be more grateful for the dedication and skills of their teachers and support staff. It is so amazing to have a partner in our children's school that values health (nutrition and daily play) and education. THANK YOU JBS!"

“We wanted to share the good news that one of your former students will be graduating from high school tomorrow with a 4.1 GPA. From pre-K at JBMS through 12th grade graduation, Ian has only known the Montessori way of being, learning, and becoming extraordinary with his peers, teachers, the care of animals, and the love of his greater community. Thank you for laying the foundation for academic and "life excellence" while we lived in Maryland, and for setting the bar high so that he continued to excel in North Carolina.”

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