Top 20 Best California Montessori Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 471 montessori private schools serving 36,954 students in California.
The top ranked montessori private schools in California include Alsion Middle/High School, Bowman School and Brighter Days Montessori School.
The average tuition cost is $11,459, which is lower than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,805.
6% of montessori private schools in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked California Montessori Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Alsion Middle/High School
Alsion Middle/High School Photo - Writing requirements are considerable at Alsion.
Montessori School
(2)
750 Witherly Ln
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 445-1127
Grades: 7-12
| 58 students
Maria Montessori School
Maria Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(12)
4544 Pocahontas Avenue
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 270-9350
Grades: PK-8
| 184 students
Montessori School House
Montessori School House Photo - Thanksgiving
Montessori School
8968 Archibald Avenue, Bldg C
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
(909) 948-8733
Grades: PK-3
| 130 students
Oak Knoll Montessori School
Oak Knoll Montessori School Photo - Adolescent students guide elementary students in preparing hot lunch.
Montessori School
1200 N Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 345-9929
Grades: NS-8
| 112 students
South Coast Montessori School
South Coast Montessori School Photo - Beautiful outdoor play yards for the children to enjoy each day
Montessori School
(4)
7421 Mirano Dr
Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 845-6555
Grades: NS-6
| 72 students
Bowman School
Bowman School Photo
Montessori School
(1)
4000 Terman Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 813-9131
Grades: NS-12
| 265 students
Brighter Days Montessori School
Brighter Days Montessori School Photo - children's garden
Montessori School
1903 W Summerland St
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 831-2600
Grades: PK-K
| 80 students
Brush Creek Montessori
Montessori School
1569 Brush Creek Rd
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 539-7980
Grades: PK-6
| 62 students
Centennial Montessori School
Centennial Montessori School Photo - A natural play yard for our 3 to 6 year olds provides a multi sensory and creative experience. The children use the space to garden, dance, jump, play games, run, twirl, build, dig and create masterpieces in our art area, mud kitchen, and music area.
Montessori School
27 10th Ave
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 340-1230
Grades: PK-5
| 82 students
Evergreen Montessori School
Evergreen Montessori School Photo - Yerba Buena Rd School, San Jose
Montessori School
3403 Yerba Buena Road
San Jose, CA 95135
(408) 238-7001
Grades: NS-K
| 62 students
Foothill Progressive Montessori School
Foothill Progressive Montessori School Photo - Foothill Progressive Montessori School was founded in 1984 to offer a private education from Kindergarten to Grade 3 to children of busy parents. Today we even offer a comprehensive infant, Toddler and preschool program at our facility on 4532 Indianola way.
Montessori School
4526 Indianola Way
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
(818) 952-0129
Grades: NS-4
| 94 students
Fulbright Montessori Academy
Fulbright Montessori Academy Photo - Fire Truck Visit
Montessori School
(17)
20411 James Bay Circle
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 583-9292
Grades: K
| 22 students
Idyllwild Montessori School
Idyllwild Montessori School Photo - Idyllwild Montessori School
Montessori School
53785 Country Club Dr PO BOX 1328
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(646) 706-1513
Grades: K-3
| 21 students
International Christian Montessori Academy
Montessori School (Christian)
2950 Mcclintock Way
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 966-0303
Grades: PK-6
| 90 students
Learn And Play Montessori Irvington Inc.
Montessori School
40803 Fremont Blvd
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 648-2939
Grades: PK-K
| 317 students
LePort School
LePort School Photo - Montessori preschool and private school playground.
Montessori School
16081 Waikiki Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
(714) 907-4672
Grades: NS-3
| 101 students
Leport School - Carlsbad Village
Leport School - Carlsbad Village Photo
Montessori School
3016 Highland Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 434-6440
Grades: PK-4
| 25 students
Leport School Irvine West Park
Leport School Irvine West Park Photo - Happy Montessori preschool student
Montessori School
1055 San Marino
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 833-8474
Grades: PK-3
| 100 students
Leport Schools - Irvine Spectrum North Campus
Leport Schools - Irvine Spectrum North Campus Photo - Montessori childcare for infants
Montessori School
1 Technology Drive, Building A
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 427-3968
Grades: PK-8
| 220 students
Little Flowers Montessori
Montessori School
34735 Ardenwood Blvd
Fremont, CA 94555
(510) 793-1696
Grades: PK-K
| 398 students
Marin Montessori School
Marin Montessori School Photo - Elementary Work!
Montessori School
5200 Paradise Drive
Corte Madera, CA 94925
(415) 924-5388
Grades: PK-8
| 296 students
Meher Montessori School
Meher Montessori School Photo - Meher Montessori Schools, longest standing AMI accredited Montessori Schools in the Los Angeles County. Serving our community since 1972. We spark motivation, interest, desire and energy to create enthusiastic learners. We serve children ages 2 1/2 - 14
Montessori School
2009 S Garfield Ave
Monterey Park, CA 91754
(323) 724-0683
Grades: NS-6
| 122 students
Millbrae Montessori School
Montessori School
(1)
797B Santa Margarita Ave
Millbrae, CA 94030
(650) 588-2229
Grades: NS-PK
| 50 students
Mission Bay Montessori Academy
Mission Bay Montessori Academy Photo
Montessori School
(3)
2640 Soderblom Avenue
San Diego, CA 92122
(858) 457-5895
Grades: PK-6
| 249 students
Montessori Academy-Glendale
Montessori School
1920 W Glenoaks Blvd
Glendale, CA 91201
(818) 841-9096
Grades: PK-K
| 95 students
Montessori In Redlands
Montessori In Redlands Photo
Montessori School
1890 Orange Ave
Redlands, CA 92373
(909) 793-6989
Grades: PK-6
| 406 students
New Morning Montessori School
Montessori School
1045 North State street
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 462-6115
Grades: NS-PK
| 48 students
Newport Montessori School
Montessori School
(2)
20221 SW Cypress Street
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 756-8855
Grades: NS-PK
| 105 students
Pacifica Montessori School
Montessori School
6585 Green Valley Cir
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 417-3087
Grades: PK-1
| 54 students
Primanti Montessori Academy
Primanti Montessori Academy Photo
Montessori School
(4)
10947 S. Valley Home Avenue
Whittier, CA 90603
(562) 943-0246
Grades: PK-8
| 251 students
Rainbow Montessori
Montessori School
790 E Duane Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
(408) 738-3261
Grades: NS-6
| 306 students
Stockton Accelerated Institute
Stockton Accelerated Institute Photo - Work hard, play hard. #PElife
Montessori School
(2)
116 W Willow St
Stockton, CA 95202
(209) 547-9000
Grades: K-12
| 62 students
Valley Montessori School
Valley Montessori School Photo - RSVP for our upcoming Admissions Events on our website. OPEN HOUSE - January 18 9:30-11 AM CURRICULUM NIGHT - January 25 6 PM (toddler - 5th)
Montessori School
1273 N Livermore Avenue
Livermore, CA 94551
(925) 455-8021
Grades: PK-8
| 500 students
The Waldorf School Of San Diego
The Waldorf School Of San Diego Photo - Phenomenological science keep those High Schoolers' interested!
Montessori School
(7)
3547 Altadena Ave.
San Diego, CA 92105
(619) 280-8016
Grades: NS-12
| 304 students
A New World Of Montessori
Montessori School
101 Sonora Ave
Danville, CA 94526
(925) 791-5458
Grades: PK
| 24 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked montessori private schools in California?
The top ranked montessori private schools in California include Alsion Middle/High School, Bowman School and Brighter Days Montessori School.
How many montessori private schools are located in California?
471 montessori private schools are located in California.
How much do montessori private schools cost in California?
The average tuition cost is $11,459, which is lower than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,805.
How diverse are montessori private schools in California?
California montessori private schools are approximately 59% minority students, which is higher than the California private school average of 51%.
What percentage of montessori private schools are religiously affiliated in California?
6% of montessori private schools in California are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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