Central Montessori Schools

  • Central Montessori Pre-School/ Kindergarten is a non-denominational, co-educational private school that will offer a Montessori learning environment at 286 El Camino Real in Encinitas, San Diego North County, California.
  • Montessori children consistently score high on standardized tests. But there is much more to Montessori than reading, writing and arithmetic.
  • Montessori children learn social and everyday living skills. They are shown how to take charge of their own learning and working, and encouraged to develop self confidence based on real achievement - truly, and education for like.
  • At CMS, your family joins an association of parents, grandparents, administrators, and teachers committed to their children's education, mental and physical growth in a safe and happy environment.
  • Central Montessori's Toddler Program offers professional childcare and an early childhood education program that introduces the Montessori Philosophy and Methodology to children from 18 months to 2 years of age. Our teachers are committed to providing quality care.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students11 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Central Montessori Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio1:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Encinitas
    Grades: PK-K | 11 students
    2.2 miles
    220 Calle De Madera
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760) 436-4402
    2.2 PK-K
  • Carlsbad
    Grades: PK-5 | 32 students
    9 miles
    3016 Highland Dr
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
    (760) 434-6440
    9 PK-5
  • Rancho Santa Fe
    Horizon Prep
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    Grades: PK-12 | 508 students
    2.9 miles
    6233 El Apajo Road
    Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
    (858) 756-5599
    2.9 PK-12

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