Montessori Harbor Mesa School

Tel: (714)549-3803
Grades: K-6 | 42 students
Since it was founded in 1970 Montessori Harbor-mesa School has applied the Montessori method to succesfully educate thousands of preschool and elementary age children between the ages of 2 1/2 to 12.
The rich and unique Montessori curriculum at our school is presented in a very caring, loving, supporting and balanced environment.
We strive to develop each child's full potential so that they achieve self sufficiency physically, socially, intellectually, and morally.
By encouraging personal initiative, resourcefulness, and responsibility, we seek to instill in each child a positive self-image and the desire to learn.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other Montessori association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students 42 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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School Reviews

Harbor Mesa Montesorri is a gem. The true essence of Maria Montesorri's vision is carried out here in a way that nurtures children to flourish. The children at this school learn to appreciate what they have and each other and the world around them through fun and work and song and play. The kind structure makes them feel safe. The administration and staff at this school are so lovely and practical. I am just so happy I found this school for my daughter. It has made a huge difference in helping my daughter love school and learn quickly.
- Posted by Parent, 10/31/15
The information provided here is incorrect. The Montessori Harbor-Mesa School has a Preschool location and an Elementary School location. At the Preschool location we have a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1 and at the Elementary School we have 5 staff members.
- Posted by Administrator, 03/16/12

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