Montessori Elementary School of Alameda

1400 6th Street
Alameda, CA 94501-0945
Tel: (510)521-9227
Grades: NS-6 | 87 students
At The Child Unique Montessori School/Montessori Elementary School of Alameda, our mission is to create a concrete, experiential learning foundation that centers around the achievement of the full development of the child. We are committed to maintaining an environment that stimulates, challenges and creates a curiosity about learning, while engendering a love, respect and understanding of self and others.
Our elementary program includes a well-rounded program for children to develop their giftedness in the areas of interest.
 We include music, soccer and performing arts to enhance neuro development and strengths.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 87 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
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Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Costs Vary - please visit our website at Our fees are listed in our Fees and Tuition Scheudl

School Notes:

  • The Child Unique Montessori School/Montessori Elementary School of Alameda creates a warm, loving, and secure environment that promotes creativity, curiosity, and self-confidence.  Students learn not only facts but to adapt, grow, and change the world.  The faculty’s commitment to education earned The Child Unique Montessori School the title of Best Preschool 3 years in a row in the Best of the Bay roundup by Parents Press and Alameda Magazine.  The school was founded by Cindy Acker, principal for over 32 years, and continuously adapts its curriculum to fit the ever-evolving reality of childhood education.  Offering programs built on real-world validation of theories with a focus on culture and respect, The Child Unique Montessori School fully embraces the Montessori Philosophy of fostering a thirst for knowledge and combining it with out-of-the-box thinking to discover unique solutions.  Going beyond low student/teacher ratios, Cindy and her educators treat each pupil as an individual and work within their learning styles to achieve the best results.  With 3 locations in Alameda, The Child Unique Montessori School serves children in Kindergarten through Grade 5.  If you’re interested in letting your child explore their full potential, call The Child Unique Montessori School at 510.521.9227 or visit

Profile last updated: 08/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Children's Learning Center (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Barnabas School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rise And Star Montessori (0.3 miles away)
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  • Alameda
    St. Barnabas School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 145 students
    0 miles
    1400 6th Street
    Alameda, CA 94501
  • Alameda
    Rise And Star Montessori
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 35 students
    0.3 miles
    770 Santa Clara Avenue
    Alameda, CA 94501
  • Alameda
    Children's Learning Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 65 students
    1.4 miles
    1910 Central Ave
    Alameda, CA 94501
  • Alameda
    Grades: 9-12 | 423 students
    1.4 miles
    1011 Chestnut Street
    Alameda, CA 94501
  • Alameda
    Grades: K-8 | 271 students
    1.4 miles
    1910 San Antonio Avenue
    Alameda, CA 94501

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