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 Nonsectarian
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.: 41%
Students by Grade Montessori Elementary School Of Chico Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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


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

School Notes:

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is American Christian Academy-ext (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is American Christian Academy-ext (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is King's Christian Schoolthe-ag (2.6 miles away)
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  • Chico American Christian Academy-ext
    13 San Ramon Drive
    Chico , CA , 95973
    1.8  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Chico
    Pleasant Valley Baptist School
    13539 Garner Ln
    Chico , CA , 95973
    2.2  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Chico
    Champion Christian School
    1184 East Ave
    Chico , CA , 95926
    2.3  mi  |  100  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Chico
    King's Christian Schoolthe-ag
    (Assembly of God)
    1137 Arbutus Avenue
    Chico , CA , 95926
    (Assembly of God)
    2.6  mi  |  96  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Chico
    Rose Scott Learning Community
    Alternative School
    850 Palmetto Ave
    Chico , CA , 95926
    Alternative School
    2.7  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  1-11

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