International Montessori Academy

355 W Green St,
Pasadena, CA, 91105-0911
Tel: (626)792-4505
The International Montessori Preschool is found in a ranch-style home on a shady, half-acre lot situated amidst the five campuses of the Claremont Colleges.
Unlike most traditional classrooms, in which teachers impose lessons upon a group of children organized by age, Montessori creates an environment in which the teacher plays the role of facilitator as each child satisfies his or her own inherent urge to learn and develop.
Further, as Montessori does not segregate children by age, older children share their skills and knowledge with younger ones.
This not only acts as an important motivator, as the younger ones emulate their more advanced peers.
It also serves to develop crucial social skills as well.
In short, Montessori teaches children how to learn.
Through Montessori they discover that the will, ability and skills to learn are inside each of them rather than provided externally.
And in so doing, it helps provide a foundation of self confidence and esteem that can serve them for the rest of their lives.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association Montessori International (AMI)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 64 students
Student Body Type All-girls

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Halstrom Academy - Pasadena (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pasadena First United Methodist Preschool (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pasadena First United Methodist Preschool (0.2 miles away)
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  • Pasadena Pasadena First United Methodist Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    500 E Colorado Blvd
    Pasadena , CA , 91101
    (626)568-9502
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    0.2  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Pasadena
    Enchanted Castle Montessori School-pasadena
    Montessori School
    280 S Los Robles Ave
    Pasadena , CA , 91101
    (626)577-8007
    Montessori School
    0.3  mi  |  2  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Pasadena
    Mayfield Junior School
    (Roman Catholic)
    405 S Euclid Ave
    Pasadena , CA , 91101
    (626)796-2774
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  514  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Pasadena
    St. Andrew Cathloic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    42 Chestnut Street
    Pasadena , CA , 91103
    (626)796-7697
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Pasadena
    Halstrom Academy - Pasadena
    35 N. Lake Ave., Ste. 150
    Pasadena , CA , 91101
    (626)500-0050
    0.6  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  6-12

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