Discovery World Montessori

801 Brea Canyon Road
Walnut, CA 91789-0917
Tel: (909)598-5540
Grades: NS-6 | 219 students
Discovery World Montessori is dedicated to provide the ideal learning environment for children using the Montessori philosophy.
Our child-centered, holistic and positive approach to education excites the minds and imagination of all our students.
We encourage learning and teach children to think.
Our school is a fully equipped Montessori environment.
The curriculum is designed to help children grow at their own pace, gain self-confidence and independence, as well as promote academic achievement.
In our school the children receive nurturing attention at all times.
Our mission is to provide an environment where children will find mutual respect, order, co-operation, freedom of choice within limits and the opportunity to expand themselves to their fullest potential.
The Discovery World Montessori offers various programs for children starting at age 6 weeks and includes kindergarten and elementary age children.
In addition to the Montessori program we are proud to offer an infant care program.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
International Montessori Council (IMC)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded 2006

Student Body

Total Students 219 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Discovery World Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Debbie Lewis
Admissions Associate Ranjanie Serasinghe


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Dance, GymnasticsDanceGymnastics,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Music, Martial Arts Art, Music, Martial Arts,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Ivy League School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walnut Valley Montessori School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Walnut Valley Montessori School (1.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Walnut
    Grades: NS-6 | 24 students
    1.4 miles
    650 Camino De Teodoro
    Walnut, CA 91789
  • Diamond Bar
    La Petite Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 38 students
    1.5 miles
    722 Grand Avenue
    Diamond Bar, CA 91765
  • Walnut
    The Cross Christian School
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 111 students
    1.5 miles
    20675 La Puente Rd
    Walnut, CA 91789
  • Walnut
    Walnut United Methodist Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 85 students
    1.5 miles
    20601 La Puente Rd
    Walnut, CA 91789
  • Diamond Bar
    DBC Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Church of Christ)
    Grades: NS-PK | 58 students
    1.7 miles
    2335 S Diamond Bar Blvd
    Diamond Bar, CA 91765

School Reviews

This school is the best ever school we found since we moved from another state. We did visit all the schools in Diamond Bar/ Walnut prior to enrolling our two children. The director was very friendly and the administrator provided the guided tour. The way she described the child''s growth with Montessori method was so easy to understand and we were sorry for loosing our first child''s few years of sensitive period in another school. One thing unique of this school is that all the staff members are happy and caring with great attitude. Another important thing was the school campus is well secured and they have two large playgrounds with large play equipment and a large canopy to protect children from sunburn. None of the other schools had all these in a package. Thanks to great school we found our second home for our children.
- Posted by Parent, 09/08/12

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