Sunrise Montessori School

Tel: (805)560-0855
Grades: NS-PK | 42 students
Sunrise Montessori School is inspired by the original "Casa dei Bambini" established in 1907 by Dr. Maria Montessori in Rome, Italy.
Dr. Montessori created this way of schooling through intense study, observation and by offering children respect and access to constructive materials and careful instruction.
The Montessori philosophy fosters an environment where children are encouraged to grow at their own pace and develop positive self-esteem, self reliance, and self discipline.
With a full understanding of the Montessori philosophy and practice, our staff relates to each child with warmth and acceptance.
Recognizing that each child is unique, our program is individualized to satisfy the child’s underlying interests and needs.
Excellent Developmentally Based Education for the Young Child, Following the Philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori.
Sunrise provides premium education combining wonderful learning materials, love, warmth, and clear guidance all in a beautiful and homey setting.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other Montessori association(s)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 42 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition is based on quantitiy of days and hours attending. From $565 to $1255 per student depending.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Anacapa School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Anacapa School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cachuma Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Barbara
    Grades: 7-12 | 59 students
    1.1 miles
    814 Santa Barbara St
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Santa Barbara
    Grades: PK-7 | 19 students
    1.2 miles
    Po Box 61810
    Santa Barbara, CA 93160
  • Santa Barbara
    Grades: 6-9 | 160 students
    1.2 miles
    1321 Alameda Padre Serra
    Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Santa Barbara
    Notre Dame School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 161 students
    1.7 miles
    33 E Micheltorena St
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Santa Barbara
    Grades: NS-12 | 267 students
    1.7 miles
    630 East Cannon Perdido
    Santa Barbara, CA 93103

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