Tierra Montessori School

18706 Hatteras St
Tarzana, CA 91356-0913
     Tel: (818)343-1794
   
Grades: PK - K | 31 students
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Tierra Montessori school offers a sensible, structured system that allows a child to develop at their own pace, using their own abilities, with the guidance of a trained Montessori teacher and using specially designed materials.
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The method is based on a balance between freedom and structure specifically designed for the young child.
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It provides a pleasant environment with carefully designed materials that meet the child's needs.
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Children long to do "real" work.
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They want to participate in family life and help care for themselves and their environment.
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Montessori helps meet these needs to give your child a strong basis in their most formative years for developing into a well rounded, responsible, happy adult.
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Maria Montessori had a unique understanding of young children.
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Born in Italy in 1870, she was the first female doctor in her country's history.
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Her early work was with mentally challenged and very poor children.
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By close observation and experimentation, she devised a system of education that helped handicapped and deprived children learn just as well as normal and average children.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 31 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 83%
State avg.: 43%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Martyrs Armenian Elem/ferrahian High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gan Israel (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Gan Israel (0.7 miles away)
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