Willow Tree School

137 Payran Street
Petaluma, CA 94952-0949
Tel: (707)763-2546
Grades: NS-K | 10 students
The Willow Tree Montessori program combines the highest quality preschool care with a developmentally appropriate, educational curriculum based on the Montessori theory.
We hold as a priority, the development of children’s confidence through planned, success-oriented learning experiences and activities.
We believe parents are our partners in the education and discipline of the child and therefore recognize the importance of communication between school and parents.
It is our goal to offer a safe, reliable environment which will help children to develop a good attitude toward learning.
Children are keen observers and learn from watching others then trying to do the same.
Our school provides a warm, nurturing environment that allows children to explore a variety of activities and hands-on materials that are structured to meet their needs.
Keeping in mind that children develop at different rates, we also offer learning experiences at a variety of levels, so that children can feel successful and confident.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 10 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 22 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition is based number of hours/day and number of days/week attending. Contact our school for tuition rates.
% on Financial Aid
5%
Admissions Director Cherie Still
Admissions Associate Tanya Parish

School Notes

  • Willow Tree School is a Montessori based preschool that provides children with a safe, nurturing environment and the ability to build a strong educational foundation. Through the guidance of trained teachers and a carefully prepared environment, we cultivate life skills, communication and self-confidence by our daily activities. At Willow Tree School, children are seen as individuals. Their individual learning styles are carefully integrated into our lesson planning and activities are structured to allow each child success. A variety of activities allows children to explore and make choices based on their developmental stages and personal interest. Willow Tree School is a place where your child can discover his or her natural desire to learn and experience the excitement that comes with being an active participant in the learning process. A child that is internally motivated by curiosity will carry with them the ability to continue learning through his entire life.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is St Vincent De Paul High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Vincent Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Little Shepherd Lutheran Preschool (1.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Petaluma
    Grades: 9-12 | 331 students
    0.9 miles
    849 Keokuk St
    Petaluma, CA 94952
    (707)763-1032
    0.99-12
    331
  • Petaluma
    Grades: K-8 | 266 students
    0.9 miles
    100 Howard Street
    Petaluma, CA 94952
    (707)762-6426
    0.9K-8
    266
  • Petaluma
    Little Shepherd Lutheran Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: PK-KG | 125 students
    1.1 miles
    504 Baker St
    Petaluma, CA 94952
    (707)769-0462
    1.1PK-KG
    125
  • Petaluma
    Bridge Haven School
    Alternative School
    Grades: K-8 | 25 students
    1.4 miles
    755 Baywood Drive
    Petaluma, CA 94954
    (707)241-6942
    1.4K-8
    25
  • Petaluma
    Grades: KG-8 | 146 students
    2.5 miles
    3700 Lakeville Hwy Ste 210
    Petaluma, CA 94954
    (707)763-2954
    2.5KG-8
    146

School Reviews

Endorsements 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:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Recent Articles
December 07, 2016
In addition to complying with all the usual admissions requirements, international students must also obtain a student visa. Here are five tips to help you navigate the admissions process.
November 30, 2016
SSAT and ISEE scores are one part of the total picture which most private school admissions staff review. These standardized tests reveal what you have learned in key mastery areas.
November 21, 2016
What is really important in choosing a private school? Ranks? Academics? Financial aid? Sports programs? Arts programs? One of these criteria doesn't matter. The others do.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student 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.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Sonoma County, CA is $7,436 for elementary schools and $14,293 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Sonoma County, CA is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).