Big City Montessori School

240 Industrial Street,
San Francisco, CA, 94124-0941
Tel: (415)648-5777
Since 1972, Big City Montessori has successfully provided a safe and nurturing environment for children.
We respect the individuality of each child while allowing them to experience a sense of community.
Our commitment is to nurture and inspire independent, caring students.
We guide our Montessori students to learn respect for self, for others, for ideas and for their natural environment.
BCMS is proud to have diverse families in our school.
Children with dietary or medical needs, racially mixed families, children with two moms or two dads are all welcome to be a part of our family.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Prekindergarten
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 5 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 45%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Big City Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 1:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 33 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $22,620
Tuition Notes $600.00 Application Fee (one time) $1,200.00 yearly tutition deposit to hold space.
Admissions Director Jill Walsh
Admissions Associate Emma Davenport

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Meadows-livingstone School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is San Francisco School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cornerstone Academy (1 miles away)
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