Santa Fe Montessori School

1010 Solana Dr., P.O. Box 745
Solana Beach, CA 92075-0920
Tel: (858)755-3232
Grades: NS-6 | 104 students
Santa Fe Montessori School has been in the forefront of education in San Diego since its inception in 1971.
Well-equipped classrooms, playgrounds, and children's gardens create an environment designed to ignite imagination and enrich young lives.
Our educational program is one of "joyful scholarship" in which children acquire skills through experiences with beautiful materials and meaningful, compelling lessons on topics designed to help them see the larger picture of our world community.
Santa Fe Montessori graduates have long distinguished themselves in their subsequent scholastic, creative, business, and civic pursuits.
We delight in seeing these fine young people realize their potential, achieve their goals, and contribute to the betterment of society.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 104 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Santa Fe Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,000
Tuition Notes This is an average. The cost may be more or less depending on which level a child attends.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Teresita Leimer
Admissions Associate Angie McAllister

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is CAL COAST ACADEMY (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is CAL COAST ACADEMY (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Encinitas Country Day School (1.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego
    Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
    1.2 miles
    11555 Clews Ranch Road
    San Diego, CA 92130
  • Encinitas
    Grades: PK-8 | 454 students
    1.3 miles
    3616 Manchester Avenue
    Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Solana Beach
    Grades: PK-12 | 999 students
    1.3 miles
    838 Academy Drive
    Solana Beach, CA 92075
  • Solana Beach
    Solana Beach Presbyterian Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-K | 220 students
    1.3 miles
    120 Stevens Ave
    Solana Beach, CA 92075
  • Solana Beach
     Pacific Academy K-6
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-6 | 16 students
    1.4 miles
    722 Genevieve St Ste C
    Solana Beach, CA 92075

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The average private school tuition in San Diego County, CA is $8,427 for elementary schools and $11,522 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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