Montessori Center School

401 N Fairview Ave # 1
Goleta, CA 93117-0931
Tel: (805)683-9383
Grades: NS-6 | 281 students
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Montessori Center School (MCS) of Santa Barbara has a 50 year history of preparing students ages 18 months through 6th grade for academic excellence using the world renowned Montessori approach.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 281 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Montessori Center School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition rates vary by program
Admissions Director Alyssa Morris

School Notes

  • The Montessori Center School, founded in 1965 is affiliated with the American Montessori Society and licensed by the Department of Social Services.
  • MCS students develop critical thinking, social collaboration, and creative problem solving skills, coupled with global and environmental awareness that will serve them well as they become the next generation of innovators and global citizens.  Adding to the richness of the Montessori curriculum, MCS is located in a spacious garden campus that houses a low student to teacher ratio, credentialed teachers, fully equipped classrooms, a library, music and art studios, performing arts and auditorium space, after-school care center, outdoor classroom environments and play areas. With an enrollment of approximately 270 students, our school offers a rich social environment, a community of committed teachers, and supportive parents and administrators.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

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