School Of Little Scholars

932 Buena Vista Street
Duarte, CA 91010-0910
Tel: (626)357-9660
Grades: NS-K | 22 students
School of Little Scholars' private preschool and kindergarten programs promote each child's social, emotional, cognitive, and academic development in positive ways designed to further curiosity and creativity.
Each classroom environment creatively respects the developmental needs of each student.
School of Little Scholars will not compromise its mission of nurturing the positive growth and development of children.
The security and safety of Serendipity students are paramount.
The students' happiness and personal growth are the products of the caring and loving staff and the positive physical environment of the school.
The success of School of Little Scholars will be measured by witnessing our students who not only find happiness and joy in our educational setting but who learn with incredible proficiency.
Our curriculum encompasses each child's participation, interest, enthusiasm, and ideas.
Children at School of Little Scholars may express their ideas and follow their dreams without subjective or artificial restrictions.
Our loving, well-educated, and experienced staff respect, encourage, and guide Serendipity students while respecting individual temperaments, talents, and abilities.
Little Scholars children learn through positive, cognitive activities directed by talented, caring teachers.
They sense that School of Little Scholars is a "home-away-from-home" school where they will receive a wonderful education in a nurturing, positive environment.
All aspects of teaching take place in relaxed, nurturing atmospheres.
Self-esteem takes precedence.
Little Scholars students are encouraged to learn to make their own decisions and to solve problems.
Our ultimate objective envisions the long-term personal and educational growth of our students that will bolster their personal and professional success and happiness.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 22 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade School Of Little Scholars Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $480
Tuition Notes $480.00 Full Time Program 9-3 M-F $120.00 Extended Day Care 6:30-9, 3-6
Admissions Director Ida Tillmann


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Class, Kid Fit, Piano Class, Spanish Class, Warrior Tots Art Class, Kid Fit, Piano Class, Spanish Class, Warrior Tots,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Berean Baptist Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hayden Child Care Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hayden Child Care Center (0.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Duarte
    Hayden Child Care Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-K | 36 students
    0.1 miles
    819 Buena Vista St
    Duarte, CA 91010
  • Duarte
    Duarte Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-2 | 57 students
    0.4 miles
    1640 3rd St
    Duarte, CA 91010
  • Monrovia
    Ica Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 157 students
    0.8 miles
    726 S Shamrock Ave
    Monrovia, CA 91016
  • Duarte
    Grades: NS-8 | 127 students
    1 miles
    822 Bradbourne Ave
    Duarte, CA 91010
  • Monrovia
    Grades: K-8 | 90 students
    1.2 miles
    429 Wildrose Avenue
    Monrovia, CA 91016

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
November 24, 2015
Many parents search for an answer to the question "How do I provide the kind of religious education I want for my child?" Religious education is a very personal, subjective matter. We explore some of your options.
November 19, 2015
Myths, urban legends and just plain misinformation abound concerning private schools. We shed some light on the facts you may not have known.
October 04, 2015
This A-Z list is designed to make you aware of the many things involved in choosing the right school for your child.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $10,314 for elementary schools and $15,621 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).