Pacifica Montessori School

3734 S Centinela Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90066-0900
     Tel: (310)397-6542
        
   
Grades: PK - K | 35 students
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Pacifica Montessori School, established in 1982, provides a happy, peaceful learning environment for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary aged children.
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We are proud to have always served a diverse population of families; we feel that an excellent Montessori education should be open to more than the wealthiest.
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The Montessori method identifies “sensitive periods” which are specific stages in a child’s development when he or she is extremely attuned to specific kinds of information.
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The Montessori teacher watches for these sensitive periods and then encourages this natural appetite for knowledge by offering age-appropriate materials to explore at the child’s peak of interest.
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Within the Montessori Curriculum the children, in preschool or elementary rooms, work at their own pace according to their individual ability.
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Gifted children perform at their own accelerated pace.
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Children who need more time are given what they need to progress confidently.
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No child must slow down or speed up to keep pace with any group.
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Teachers “follow the child” and adapt the curriculum to the interest and aptitudes of individual child rather than impose the same curriculum on all children regardless of their interests and aptitude.
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Since a child stays with the same teacher for three years the Montessori teacher knows each individual well; she can support and encourage each child knowledgeably and confidently.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 35 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 43%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wildwood School K-12 (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wildwood School K-12 (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Village Glen West (0.7 miles away)
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  • Los AngelesWildwood School K-12
    12201 Washington Place
    Los AngelesCA 90066
    (310)397-3134
    0.5 mi | 724 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • Los AngelesVillage Glen West
    Special Education School
    4160 Grand View Blvd
    Los AngelesCA 90066
    (310)751-1101
    Special Education School
    0.7 mi | 266 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Los AngelesSummit View West School
    Special Education School
    12101 W Washington Blvd
    Los AngelesCA 90066
    (310)751-1100
    Special Education School
    0.8 mi | 108 students | Gr. 3-12                      
  • Los AngelesWindward School
    11350 Palms Blvd.
    Los AngelesCA 90066
    (310)391-7127
    1 mi | 550 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Los AngelesGilbert Hall School
    Special Program Emphasis  (Non-sectarian)
    11359 W Washington Blvd
    Los AngelesCA 90066
    (310)313-1500
    Special Program Emphasis  (Non-sectarian)
    1.1 mi | 18 students | Gr. PK                      

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