Rising Star Montessori

1421 High Street
Alameda, CA 94501-0945
     Tel: (510)865-4536
Grades: PK - 5 | 125 students
Rising Star Montessori School provides a high quality educational program for children based on the philosophy and methods developed by Maria Montessori.
In addition to our concern for the health and safety of the children, we emphasize a total education program.
Our academic excellence thrives in a warm, nurturing environment that promotes the self-esteem of each individual child.
We advocate global diversity by studying many cultures, embracing and respecting the people in our modern world.
Our philosophy is based on the observations and writings of Dr.
Maria Montessori who was a scientist, educator and the first woman to earn a medical degree in Italy.
Our curriculum instructs children in language arts, math, the interrelated study of life and physical sciences, history, culture, geography, the arts, and practical life skills.
We have integrated the Montessori methods and curriculum with traditional public and private school curricula.
Our school employs current research and theories in child development and educational methods.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 125 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 62%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Rising Star Montessori Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please see our website for tuition costs.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Philip Neri School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of Alameda (0.7 miles away)
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  • AlamedaSt Philip Neri School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1335 High St
    AlamedaCA 94501
    (510)521-0787
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.1 mi | 277 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • AlamedaMontessori School Of Alameda
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    1247 Park Avenue
    AlamedaCA 94501
    (510)521-2354
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    0.7 mi | 16 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • AlamedaThe Child Unique Montessori School
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    2226 Encinal Avenue
    AlamedaCA 94501
    (510)521-9227
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    0.9 mi | 87 students | Gr. NS-5                      
  • AlamedaAlameda Christian School
      (Christian)
    2226 Pacific Avenue
    AlamedaCA 94501
    (510)523-1000
      (Christian)
    1 mi | 48 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • AlamedaCentral Christian School
      (Baptist)
    2133 Central Avenue
    AlamedaCA 94501
    (510)523-7858
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    1.1 mi | 49 students | Gr. K-5                      

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