Children's House Montessori School

1331 East Foster Road; PO Box 1010,
Santa Maria, CA, 93455-0934
     Tel: (805)937-0991
Grades: PK - K | 66 students
The Children's House Montessori School was founded in 1982 by a group of seven families who wanted to provide a Montessori-based alternative for their elementary-aged children.
We at The Children's House expect to iInstill an understanding of personal and global peace through the development of peacemaking skills and the study of peoples and cultures; and promote the development of honest, respectful, independent human beings who contribute to their community.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other Montessori association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 66 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 49%
State avg.: 41%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes contact us for current tuition information
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Robin Palmerston
Admissions Associate Cerise

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Coast Hills Baptist School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coast Hills Baptist School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Valley Christian Academy (2.2 miles away)
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