Spring Hill Montessori

825 Middlefield Dr
Petaluma, CA 94952-0949
Tel: (707)763-9222
Grades: PK-6 | 99 students
Welcome to Spring Hill School, a respectful and innovative independent school believing in the intellect and potential of each of our children. At the heart of our school is a hands-on, global education that fosters joyful learning and stimulates passionate engagement, elaborate thinking, creating, making, and inventing. This is a place where our children can ask questions, wonder, explore, receive individual as well as team guidance as they master their academic skills and thrive while gaining a deep understanding of subject matters.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 99 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Spring Hill Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No super hero or television characters)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 28 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,265
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges for 4-5 day full and half day programs.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions Director Karen Tarver

School Notes

  • We support and nurture each child’s brilliance and unique gifts by encouraging each to reach his or her potential with joy, confidence, new perspectives and a sense of self.
  • We model academic excellence through an individualized curriculum focusing on intellectual curiosity and creativity.
  • We are committed to providing a school fully integrated with nature through a hands-on approach to sustainability including gardening and recycling programs, care of school grounds and animals, and a natural playground where children can climb trees and build forts.
  • We provide an environment where children learn experientially, exploring, discovering and developing life skills, self-discipline, resilience, and leadership competency.
  • We foster personal connections and the value of teamwork with an emphasis on a socially diverse community based on integrity and respectful engagement amongst all.
  • We cultivate flexibility and adaptability through an exploration of foreign languages, science and technology, and global cultures in this rapidly changing environment.

Profile last updated: 12/01/2014

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