Casa Montessori

17633 Lassen St,
Northridge, CA, 91325-0913
Tel: (818)886-7922
Casa Montessori, Inc., a non-profit, non-sectarian, California corporation was founded in 1971 by Mrs.
Sakura M.
Long and three other directors.
Children learn concentration, order, and skills adapted to our culture by practical life activities.
They increase the activity of their senses through the sensorial materials.
The Montessori school is designed to accommodate the developmental stages of children which occur in three year cycles.
Therefore, we are ungraded.
These mixed age groupings of children stay together for blocks of time in the same room.
All materials show the theories in concrete form, and help to lead into the abstract.
The subjects are learned by an integrated curriculum.
The strategy of Montessori education is to develop the whole child through "whole views," because all knowledge is interrelated.
The school fosters the child's sense of independence and responsibility.
He develops his own discipline which Monetssori described as follows: "We call an individual disciplined when he is master of himself, and can, therefore, regulate his own conduct".

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 100 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 67%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Casa Montessori Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Chess, Computer Program, Dance & Gymnastics, Guitar, Mad Science, Orff Music Program, Piano, Soccer, Spanish Language, Visual & Creative Art Classes Academic Chess, Guitar, Mad Science, Piano, Soccer, Computer Program,
Dance & Gymnastics,
Orff Music Program,
Spanish Language,
Visual & Creative Art Classes,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is San Fernando Valley Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is San Fernando Valley Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is San Fernando Valley Academy (0 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended August 14, 2014 - I just enrolled my second child because I''m so happy with the progress my daughter made here. I love the greenery of the campus and the pleasant personalities of all of the teachers. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended May 12, 2014 - My child has excelled greatly in the past year. She is starting to read at age 3 as a result of the montessori method and her wonderful teachers! I would love to see this underrated, reasonably priced school grow and flourish. You can''t beat it for the the price and most of all the result! I will send all of my children here for as long as I can afford it. It is the only Montessori that offers an Elementary program in the San Fernando Valley that I know of. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 14, 2014 - This can be a great school once again if more people will enroll. We once had 125 elementary students but enrollment has dropped to around 16 elementary students. We need more elementary students to get involved in extracurricular activities. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 14, 2014 - I would like to see the school grow more. The preschool is fine, but the elementary school is under-enrolled with only 2 or 3 kids per age group after kindergarten. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 29, 2014 - Kids are well taught to obey authority and follow directions. Kids sit in assigned seats and must do what the teacher tells them to do without talking to classmates or moving around. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 22, 2014 - This school needs to grow a little more. Right now there are only about 16 students left in the entire elementary school. Other than that it is okay. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 14, 2014 - My child has been attending casa Montessori for 3 yrs and we are very happy with academics and extra curricular activities the schools offers . The opportunity for kids to learn and to grow on their own with their own peer group - Posted by Parent

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