Bonita Country Day School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (619)656-0141
  • Bonita Country Day School, is a private, independent, nondenominational elementary school and Montessori preschool providing students with a superior education in a culturally diverse, family-oriented environment.
  • The strong academic curriculum is enhanced with a wide-range of opportunities to explore music, art, and foreign language and to pursue interests in many extracurricular activities.
  • The school is located in San Diego, California.  Students develop skills to succeed in a safe, positive environment in which students are respected as unique individuals and are challenged to achieve their full potential.
  • The faculty and staff guide students in the development of necessary character traits which give each student a sense of self-worth.
  • Bonita Country Day School emphasizes teaching students "how to think, not what to think." This emphasis enables students to be successful not only in the classroom, but throughout life.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Montessori Educational Programs International (MEPI)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported dyslexia, mild learning differences
Year Founded 1986

Student Body

Total Students 89 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
80%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Bonita Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Navy blue bottoms and white polo uniform shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,950
Tuition Notes Military and Sibling discounts available.
Admissions Director Connie Gatlin

School Notes

  • Bonita Country Day School, is a private, independent, nondenominational elementary school and Montessori preschool providing students with a superior education in a culturally diverse, family-oriented environment. The strong academic curriculum is enhanced with a wide-range of opportunities to explore music, art, and foreign language and to pursue interests in many extracurricular activities. The school is located in San Diego, California. Students develop skills to succeed in a safe, positive environment in which students are respected as unique individuals and are challenged to achieve their full potential. The faculty and staff guide students in the development of necessary character traits which give each student a sense of self-worth. Bonita Country Day School emphasizes teaching students "how to think, not what to think." This emphasis enables students to be successful not only in the classroom, but throughout life.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  7/19/2017
I love this school. It is a family here. Academically they are way above . Our kindergarten student is working at a second grade level .. And loves it! Wow. It's amazing that you can learn and love it at the same time. Hats off to the teachers and staff at Bonita country day school. Great Job!
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5  1/8/2013
Bonita Country Day is a fabulous school. The academic programs are well taught by the teachers in the classes to the children. The facility is always kept clean and the staff and the teachers are all wonderful. They also provide the students with music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities . However, the most important attribute is that the principal, staff and teachers are all attentive to the prarents concerns in regards to the needs of their children. And this one of the many qualities that Bonita Country Day provides and I as a parent highly recommend this school.
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