Mission Montessori

Tel: (949)582-3956
Grades: NS-K | 62 students
Mission Montessori provides care and learning in a safe, nurturing, respectful environment that promotes independence and positive self esteem.
Our curriculum is based on the AMS Montessori teaching philosophy with a Christian emphasis.
Our facility is newly remodeled and provides care for children from infancy through kindergarten.
Included in the curriculum is weekly music, fine art, yoga, Spanish, PE and Bible.
Optional enrichment activities include: Gymnastics, Ceramics, Soccer Shots, Dance & Cheer as well as additional language & yoga opportunities.
The school is located across from Mission Hospital, on a safe, quiet campus.
We are convenient to the 5 freeway and serve the cities of Mission Viejo, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills and other Orange County communities.
Mission Montessori is an alternative to childcare providing a nurturing stimulating curriculum with Montessori certified teachers.
We offer part and full time schedules.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 2009

Student Body

Total Students 62 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Mission Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,000
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by age and schedule
Admissions Director Gina Whitefoot
Admissions Associate Lena Thomas


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Ballet, Dance, Gymnastics, SoccerBalletDance,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Music, Bible, Spanish, Yoga, Ceramics, PE, Soccer Shots, Gymnastics, Dance & Cheer Art, Music, Bible, Spanish, Yoga, Ceramics, PE, Soccer Shots, Gymnastics, Dance & Cheer,

School Notes:

  • Infant
  • Toddler
  • Preschool
  • Kindergarten
  • Summer Enrichment Program
  • Enrichment

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Open School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace Christian Schools (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Grace Christian Schools (0.5 miles away)
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  • Lake Forest
    Grades: NS-6 | 230 students
    0.5 miles
    26052 Trabuco Road
    Lake Forest, CA 92630
  • Mission Viejo
    Grades: K-8 | 297 students
    0.5 miles
    24701 San Doval Lane
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
  • Mission Viejo
    Grades: K-8 | 237 students
    0.7 miles
    24741 Chrisanta Drive
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
  • Mission Viejo
    Living Word Christian Academy
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: K-9 | 19 students
    0.7 miles
    23561 Alicia Pkwy
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
  • Mission Viejo
    Cornerstone Community School
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: K-9 | 43 students
    0.8 miles
    Po Box 2878
    Mission Viejo, CA 92690

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Darling school w/ loving teachers & staff who really care. True Montessori education & we love the healthy lunches served!
- Posted by Parent, 09/07/13

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