Early Learning Center

1500 Ralston Ave,
Belmont, CA, 94002-0940
Tel: (650)508-3519
Early Learning Center is a part of the School of Education and Leadership of Notre Dame de Namur University located in Belmont, California and follow a Montessori philosophy.
Our Montessori child centered learning community aims to support each child's potential with regards to certain principles: to consider that humans are social creatures and learning is a social endeavor, to develop the whole child including mind, body, and spirit; to celebrate and support the relationship between family, school, and community; to support a child's development of self-esteem and acknowledge the leadership potential within each individual; to develop the ability to communicate with others and the interest in reaching out to others; to respect each other and the precious and fragile environment we have inherited and will offer to the future generations; to promote a global education celebrating diversity with a commitment to peace and harmony in a just society; to each do what we can to make the world a better place; and facilitate and value each student as a lifelong learner and a resource to other learners.

School Overview

School Type
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 1

Student Body

Total Students 80 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Notre Dame High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Notre Dame Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Edison Montessori (0.5 miles away)
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  • Belmont Notre Dame High School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1540 Ralston Ave
    Belmont , CA , 94002
    (650)595-1913
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  547  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Belmont
    Notre Dame Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1200 Notre Dame Ave
    Belmont , CA , 94002
    (650)591-2209
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.3  mi  |  225  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Belmont
    Charles Armstrong School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1405 Solana Drive
    Belmont , CA , 94002
    (650)592-7570
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.3  mi  |  245  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • San Carlos Edison Montessori
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    750 Dartmouth Ave
    San Carlos , CA , 94070
    (650)592-4828
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    0.5  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Belmont Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1000 Alameda De Las Pulgas
    Belmont , CA , 94002
    (650)593-4265
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  299  students  |  Gr.  K-8

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