Mission Bay Montessori Academy

2640 Soderblom Avenue
San Diego, CA 92122-0921
Tel: (858)457-5895
Grades: PK-6 | 416 students
Mission Bay Montessori Academy is located in the University City section of San Diego on 18 acres, in a secluded setting, bounded by canyon and park.
Our purpose is to aid the development of the child to the fullest possible realization of the child's unique individual potentialities.
The Montessori Method is based on a child's imperious need to learn by doing.
It develops the whole personality of the child, not merely his intellectual faculties, but also his powers of deliberation, initiative and independent choice with their emotional complements.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 416 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Mission Bay Montessori Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 23 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,500
Tuition Notes Annual payment and 2nd child discounts available
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Nan Madden
Admissions Associate Mary Sue Gladstone

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Band, Chess, Chinese, Chorus, Drama, Golf, Karate, Piano, Pre K Art, Pre K Dance, Pre K Gymnastics, Pre K Karate, Pre K Play Ball, Pre K Soccer, Pre K Spanish, Seasonal Team Sports, Soccer, Spanish, Tennis, Violin, Woodshop Art, Band, Chess, Chinese, Chorus, Drama, Golf, Karate, Piano, Pre K Art, Pre K Dance, Pre K Karate, Pre K Soccer, Pre K Spanish, Soccer, Spanish, Tennis, Violin, Woodshop, Pre K Gymnastics,
Pre K Play Ball,
Seasonal Team Sports,

School Notes

  • 90+ percentile on standardized testing
  • Gold and Silver medal band and chorus
  • Full complement of art, science and computer
  • Spanish and Chinese language classes
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The average private school tuition in San Diego, CA is $8,270 for elementary schools and $13,826 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Diego, CA is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).