Mission Bay Montessori Academy

2640 Soderblom Avenue,
San Diego, CA, 92122-0921
Tel: (858)457-5895
Grades: PK - 6 | 416 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 416 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 41%
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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    1.2  mi  |  62  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • La Jolla San Diego French American School
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    La Jolla , CA , 92037
    (858)456-2807
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    1.2  mi  |  366  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
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    2390 Nautilus St
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    (858)459-6074
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    (858)459-2066
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