Marin Montessori School

5200 Paradise Drive
Corte Madera, CA 94925-0949
Tel: (415)924-5388
Grades: PK-9 | 276 students
Marin Montessori School is a private, non-profit, AMI accredited school serving the diverse needs of children 18 months to 15 years of age.
The school is a community of faculty, families, staff, administration, and a board of directors.
Collectively, we nurture the development of each child to his or her fullest potential intellectually, physically, socially, creatively, emotionally, and spiritually.
Therefore, we strive to provide more than an academic education alone; our goal is to provide education for life.
The mission of Marin Montessori School, in adherence to the principles of the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) as envisioned by Dr. Maria Montessori, is to nurture the development of each child in our diverse community to his or her fullest potential an independent, responsible, compassionate learned individual who thinks critically and realizes clearly his or her role in the world.
Thus, our mission is to provide education for life.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association Montessori International (AMI)
Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-9
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 276 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Marin Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions Director Leslie Kastner

School Notes

  • Marin Montessori School is a private, non-profit, AMI accredited school serving the diverse needs of children from toddler age through adolescence. The school is a community of families, faculty, staff, administration, and a board of trustees.
  • Collectively, we nurture the development of each child to his or her fullest potential intellectually, physically, socially, creatively, emotionally, and spiritually. Therefore, we strive to provide more than an academic education alone; our goal is to provide education for life.We accomplish this by preparing a stimulating classroom with beautiful manipulative materials where our children, with the guidance of our specially trained faculty, follow their natural tendencies to master skills. We are dedicated to maintaining a warm, nurturing, joyful environment where each child:
  • - Receives a quality education that supports his or her individual development;
  • - Has the freedom to choose, balanced by the responsibility to be productive;
  • - Learns according to his/her personal learning styles and timelines;
  • - Can reach his/her academic potential without grade level limits; and
  • - Enjoys beautiful, orderly, harmonious surroundings.
  • This program fosters self-motivation, self-discipline, compassion, independence, critical thinking, social and personal responsibility, and respect for others and the environment.
  • It is our vision that our children gain a strong sense of self and realize a life-long satisfaction and joy in learning, working, and exploring life. We believe this will enable our children to contribute happily and productively their unique talents to the world.
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The average private school tuition in Marin County, CA is $16,519 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).