Spring Hill Montessori

825 Middlefield Dr
Petaluma, CA 94952-0949
     Tel: (707)763-9222
        
   
Grades: PK - 6 | 119 students
Welcome to Spring Hill School, a respectful and innovative independent school believing in the intellect and potential of each of our children.  At the heart of our school is a hands-on, global education that fosters joyful learning and stimulates passionate engagement, elaborate thinking, creating, making, and inventing.  This is a place where our children can ask questions, wonder, explore, receive individual as well as team guidance as they master their academic skills and thrive while gaining a deep understanding of subject matters.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 119 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Spring Hill Montessori Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No super hero or television characters)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 28 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,265
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges for 4-5 day full and half day programs.
% on Financial Aid 15%
Admissions Director Karen Tarver

School Notes:

We support and nurture each child’s brilliance and unique gifts by encouraging each to reach his or her potential with joy, confidence, new perspectives and a sense of self.
We model academic excellence through an individualized curriculum focusing on intellectual curiosity and creativity.
We are committed to providing a school fully integrated with nature through a hands-on approach to sustainability including gardening and recycling programs, care of school grounds and animals, and a natural playground where children can climb trees and build forts.
We provide an environment where children learn experientially, exploring, discovering and developing life skills, self-discipline, resilience, and leadership competency.
We foster personal connections and the value of teamwork with an emphasis on a socially diverse community based on integrity and respectful engagement amongst all.
We cultivate flexibility and adaptability through an exploration of foreign languages, science and technology, and global cultures in this rapidly changing environment.

Profile last updated: 12/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Vincent De Paul High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Vincent Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Willow Tree School (1.4 miles away)
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  • PetalumaSt. Vincent Elementary School
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    PetalumaCA 94952
    (707)762-6426
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  • PetalumaWillow Tree School
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    137 Payran Street
    PetalumaCA 94952
    (707)763-2546
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  • PetalumaLittle Oaks Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten
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    715 Petaluma Blvd N
    PetalumaCA 94952
    (707)763-3235
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    1.6 mi | 18 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • PetalumaSt Vincent De Paul High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    849 Keokuk St
    PetalumaCA 94952
    (707)763-1032
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.9 mi | 331 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PetalumaHarvest Christian School
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    3700 Lakeville Hwy Ste 210
    PetalumaCA 94954
    (707)763-2954
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    2 mi | 146 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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