The Young School: Independent Montessori

Tel: (707)967-9909
Grades: 1-6 | 19 students
The Young School is a Montessori-inspired, non-profit, non-denominational and fully accredited elementary school offering children from grades 1 through 6.
We are a family-centered school dedicated to fostering respect for each person and building lasting relationships.
At The Young School, high academic standards are integrated into a global perspective of education; a low student/teacher ratio is maintained to enable the children to receive tutorial, individualized instruction; the child's self worth and individuality are honored and developed in a warm, nurturing environment; honesty, compassion, respect, integrity, and human values are taught and modeled; and the child's basic needs for personal expression are nurtured, and the emotional, social, physical and intellectual needs of the child are encouraged.

Upcoming Events and News:

  • Science and math are students' favorites at The Young School - 11/04/2015 - “STEAM” stands for “science, technology, engineering, art and math” but, according to Laura Lehman, who teaches at the school, there’s a careful balance in the curriculum that includes foreign language classes in Spanish or French, music instruction — includin...more

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
International Montessori Council (IMC)
Grades Offered Grades 1-6
Year Founded 1991

Student Body

Total Students 19 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(The Land)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Laura Lehman

School Notes:

  • Micro School, Macro Impact
  • Small by design to provide an individualized and personalized learning environment that creates an opportunity for children to maximize their potential.

Profile last updated: 11/04/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Pacific Union College Preparatory School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Helena Catholic School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sun And Stars Montessori School (0.5 miles away)
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    Saint Helena, CA 94574
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    Grades: PK-KG | 41 students
    0.5 miles
    1425 Oak Ave
    Saint Helena, CA 94574
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    Grades: NS-9 | 146 students
    0.6 miles
    880 College Avenue
    Saint Helena, CA 94574
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    Grades: KG-8 | 43 students
    2.4 miles
    711 Sunnyside Rd
    Saint Helena, CA 94574
  • Angwin
    Grades: K-8 | 120 students
    4.4 miles
    135 Neilsen Court
    Angwin, CA 94508

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