Montessori School Of Ojai

5.00 (2 reviews)
806 Baldwin Rd
Ojai, CA 93023-0930
Tel: (805)649-2525
Grades: NS-8 | 120 students
The Montessori School of Ojai philosophy is drawn from the vision of Maria Montessori, who believed that the environment contributes to the child's potential as an intelligent and creative individual who is knowledgeable about both the natural and academic worlds.
We believe in working together in a spirit of cooperation, seeking to cultivate and express that which is excellent in each other.
Active participation in the school community builds caring and responsible individuals.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 120 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Montessori School Of Ojai Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition schedule available on website
Admissions Director Tiffany Gould

School Notes

  • Individualized instruction enables each student to receive one-on-one attention daily.  The teacher knows the child well and understands his or her learning style and academic level.  Montessori School of Ojai provides not only an enriched academic environment with music, garden, science, language, physical education and art, but a caring community of children and adults.

Profile last updated: 01/25/2016

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Besant Hill School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Grove School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Oak Grove School (2.2 miles away)
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  • Ojai
    Grades: 9-12 | 100 students
    2.2 miles
    8585 Ojai Santa Paula Rd or PO Box 850
    Ojai, CA 93023
  • Ojai
    Grades: PK-12 | 228 students
    2.2 miles
    220 West Lomita Drive
    Ojai, CA 93023
  • Ojai
    Grades: 9-12 | 266 students
    2.7 miles
    12096 N Ventura Avenue
    Ojai, CA 93023
  • Ojai
    Grades: PK-12 | 293 students
    3.3 miles
    723 El Paseo Road
    Ojai, CA 93023
  • Ojai
    St Monica's School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 1-11 | 6 students
    3.6 miles
    214 Fairview Rd
    Ojai, CA 93023

School Reviews

   5.00 out of 5 (2 reviews)
5.0 Stars   07/24/15
My daughter is thriving in her classroom. She loves all the opportunities she has in garden, music, art, PE, foreign language and science. The teaching staff is thoughtful and caring. They are always enthusiastic to teach our children and foster their development. The beautiful 10 acre property offers a unique opportunity for the students to learn from the land around them and have animals on campus that they can learn to care for and enjoy. The Montessori School of Ojai is a very special place and our family is pleased to be a part of it.
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5.0 Stars   05/21/15
We've had the privilege of getting to know the Montessori School of Ojai for the past four years. I am thoroughly impressed with the individualized learning model. Children are free to hone skills that they find personally fascinating, while simultaneously learning to balance the requirements of the rest of their academic education. Giving the students some flexibility in when and how they learn seems to keep them interested and feeling a deeper sense of accomplishment and pride in their work. The campus abounds with nature. Plenty of open space to explore and appreciate. Delightful teachers, small classes, and a welcoming community. We love it.
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