Taproot Montessori-la Mesa

5173 Guava Ave
La Mesa, CA 91942-0919
     Tel: (619)698-2903
Grades: PK - K | 50 students
Our primary Goal is to provide children, between the ages of 2 and 6, a stimulating social and safe learning environment where parents can confidently entrust their children for education with extended care available.
Full and 1/2 day, 3 to 5 day schedules are available.
Taproot utilizes the Montessori philosophy and method of teaching a curriculum centered on Daily Living Activities and concrete materials to enhance your child's senses, language and math skills.
Materials to augment learning about geography, science, art and music are also in the classroom.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other Montessori association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 29%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 57:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition details are located on our website.
Admissions Director Karla Uvina

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Youth Educational Services (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Martin Of Tours Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Christ Lutheran School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • La MesaSt. Martin Of Tours Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    7708 El Cajon Blvd
    La MesaCA 91942
    (619)466-3241
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 310 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • La MesaCalvary Chapel La Mesa Christian School
      (Christian)
    7525 El Cajon Blvd
    La MesaCA 91942
    (619)697-0165
      (Christian)
    0.4 mi | 40 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • La MesaChrist Lutheran School
      (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    7929 La Mesa Blvd
    La MesaCA 91941
    (619)462-5211
      (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    0.6 mi | 257 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • La MesaChildtime Childrens Centers
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    5565 Lake Park Wy
    La MesaCA 91942
    (619)460-0310
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.6 mi | 10 students | Gr. K                      
  • La MesaYouth Educational Services
      (Non-sectarian)
    5333 Lake Murray Blvd
    La MesaCA 91942
    (619)667-5999
      (Non-sectarian)
    0.8 mi | 10 students | Gr. 5-11                      

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