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
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Taproot Montessori-la Mesa Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 50:1
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 Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Day-McKellar Preparatory School (0.6 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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  • La Mesa
    Grades: K-8 | 310 students
    0.3 miles
    7708 El Cajon Blvd
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • La Mesa
    Grades: K-8
    0.4 miles
    7525 El Cajon Blvd
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • La Mesa
    Grades: K-8 | 229 students
    0.4 miles
    5955 Severin Drive
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • La Mesa
    Childtime Childrens Centers
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 10 students
    0.6 miles
    5565 Lake Park Wy
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • La Mesa
    Christ Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 257 students
    0.6 miles
    7929 La Mesa Blvd
    La Mesa, CA 91941

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