Montessori Elementary School Of Chico

3105 Esplanade,
Chico, CA, 95973-0959
     Tel: (530)343-4308
Grades: K - 8 | 52 students
Montessori Elementary of Chico began in 1987, (previously known as Montessori Children’s Center).
The intent was and is to provide quality education within the context of mutual joy and respect.
The elementary program is for children ages five to twelve years old.
The current program provides a strong basis in the traditional academic areas of Math, Reading, Spelling, Handwriting, and Language Arts in addition to Botany, Zoology, History, Geography, Geometry, Music, Drama, Art, and Spanish.
Physical Education, including group games, aerobics, yoga, and Tai-chi, is also included in the curriculum.
In June of 2007, a parent group purchased the school which received its official not-for-profit status in December, 2007.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 52 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Montessori Elementary School Of Chico Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $4,950
Tuition Notes A $300 materials/registration fee is due each year upon enrollment.
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lynn Archer

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Cheering, Cross Country, Ski Jumping, SoccerCheeringCross Country,
Ski JumpingSoccer,

School Notes:

Montessori Elementary of Chico began in 1987, (previously known as Montessori Children’s Center). The intent was and is to provide quality education within the context of mutual joy and respect. The elementary program is for children ages six to twelve years old. The current program provides a strong basis in the traditional academic areas of Math, Reading, Spelling, Handwriting, and Language Arts in addition to Botany, Zoology, History, Geography, Geometry, Music, Drama, Art, and Spanish. Physical Education, including group games, aerobics, yoga, and Tai-chi, is also included in the curriculum.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is American Christian Academy-ext (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is American Christian Academy-ext (1.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is King's Christian Schoolthe-ag (2.6 miles away)
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  • ChicoAmerican Christian Academy-ext
    13 San Ramon Drive
    ChicoCA95973
    (530)896-1150
    1.7 mi | 75 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • ChicoPleasant Valley Baptist School
      (Baptist)
    13539 Garner Ln
    ChicoCA95973
    (530)343-2949
      (Baptist)
    2.2 mi | 59 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • ChicoChampion Christian School
      (Christian)
    1184 East Ave
    ChicoCA95926
    (530)345-8008
      (Christian)
    2.3 mi | 100 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • ChicoKing's Christian Schoolthe-ag
      (Assembly of God)
    1137 Arbutus Ave
    ChicoCA95926
    (530)345-1377
      (Assembly of God)
    2.6 mi | 38 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • ChicoRose Scott Learning Community
    Alternative School
    850 Palmetto Ave
    ChicoCA95926
    (530)354-3101
    Alternative School
    2.7 mi | 19 students | Gr. 1-11                      

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