Maria Montessori School

4544 Pocahontas Avenue
San Diego, CA 92117
Tel: (858)270-9350
Grades: PK-8 | 210 students
The mission of Maria Montessori School is to provide a complete Montessori program which considers the emotional, intellectual, physical, and social development of the total child by addressing the uniqueness of each in a nurturing, emotionally secure and academically excellent environment.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 210 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Maria Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • *Full Montessori Program *Curriculum includes Spanish or Mandarin, Computer Lab, P.E., Music, Art *Low student:teacher ratio based on ages of children==5:1 to 20:1. *Before and After school Child Care *Fully equipped Montessori classrooms for all ages

Profile last updated: 05/08/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Horizon Christian Academy Pk-12 (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horizon Christian Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Horizon Christian Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego
    Grades: PK-6 | 300 students
    0.1 miles
    4520 Pocahontas Ave.
    San Diego, CA 92117
  • San Diego
    Grades: PK-5 | 182 students
    0.6 miles
    3219 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
    San Diego, CA 92117
  • San Diego
    Grades: 7-12 | 419 students
    1.7 miles
    5331 Mount Alifan Drive
    San Diego, CA 92111
  • San Diego
    Grades: PK-6 | 416 students
    1.8 miles
    2640 Soderblom Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92122
  • San Diego
    Grades: K-8 | 90 students
    1.9 miles
    3811 Mount Acadia Blvd
    San Diego, CA 92111

School Reviews

I can''t thank the school and teachers enough for all their years of caring for my children. Couldn''t have even dreamed up a school that would serve the needs of my two very different children as they have done. It''s hard to put into words how much Maria Montessori has contributed to the happiness of our family. My children have gotten the best education in San Diego by attending Maria Montessori. My daughter is now in a public high school and because of the comprehensive education she received at Maria Montessori she has finished her first year with a 4.0.
- Posted by Parent, 07/16/14
We love the school. The student:teacher ratio is lower than any other school we looked at and the academic programs are very strong. Music and language are part of the curriculum and our kids loving going every day.
- Posted by Parent, 05/14/13

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