Tierra Montessori School

18706 Hatteras St
Tarzana, CA 91356-0913
     Tel: (818)343-1794
   
Grades: PK - K | 31 students
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.
The method is based on a balance between freedom and structure specifically designed for the young child.
It provides a pleasant environment with carefully designed materials that meet the child's needs.
Children long to do "real" work.
They want to participate in family life and help care for themselves and their environment.
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.
Maria Montessori had a unique understanding of young children.
Born in Italy in 1870, she was the first female doctor in her country's history.
Her early work was with mentally challenged and very poor children.
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.: 44%

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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