Mission Bay Montessori Academy

2640 Soderblom Avenue,
San Diego, CA, 92122-0921
     Tel: (858)457-5895
Grades: PK - 6 | 275 students
Mission Bay Montessori Academy is located in the University City section of San Diego on 18 acres, in a secluded setting, bounded by canyon and park.
Our purpose is to aid the development of the child to the fullest possible realization of the child's unique individual potentialities.
The Montessori Method is based on a child's imperious need to learn by doing.
It develops the whole personality of the child, not merely his intellectual faculties, but also his powers of deliberation, initiative and independent choice with their emotional complements.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 275 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Mission Bay Montessori Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 23 students
Average SAT score 90
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,500
Tuition Notes Annual payment and 2nd child discounts available
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Nan Madden
Admissions Associate Mary Sue Gladstone

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Band, Chess, Chinese, Chorus, Drama, Golf, Karate, Piano, Pre K Art, Pre K Dance, Pre K Gymnastics, Pre K Karate, Pre K Play Ball, Pre K Soccer, Pre K Spanish, Seasonal Team Sports, Soccer, Spanish, Tennis, Violin, Woodshop Art, Band, Chess, Chinese, Chorus, Drama, Golf, Karate, Piano, Pre K Art, Pre K Dance, Pre K Karate, Pre K Soccer, Pre K Spanish, Soccer, Spanish, Tennis, Violin, Woodshop, Pre K Gymnastics,
Pre K Play Ball,
Seasonal Team Sports,

School Notes:

  • 90+ percentile on standardized testing
  • Gold and Silver medal band and chorus
  • Full complement of art, science and computer
  • Spanish and Chinese language classes

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Torah High School Of San Diego (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Petite Ecole / English French Learning Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is La Petite Ecole / English French Learning Academy (1.2 miles away)
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  • San DiegoLa Petite Ecole / English French Learning Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    3219 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
    San DiegoCA92117
    (858)274-2890
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.2 mi | 77 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • La JollaSan Diego French American School
    Special Program Emphasis
    6550 Soledad Mountain Rd
    La JollaCA92037
    (858)456-2807
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.2 mi | 281 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • La JollaAll Hallows Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    2390 Nautilus St
    La JollaCA92037
    (858)459-6074
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.3 mi | 238 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • La JollaThe Evans School
    6510 La Jolla Scenic Dr S
    La JollaCA92037
    (858)459-2066
    1.4 mi | 123 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • La JollaThe Childrens School
    2225 Torrey Pines Lane
    La JollaCA92037
    (858)454-0184
    1.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-8                      

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