Childrens Place

  • Our school serves children from 18 months through 6th grade.
  • As a Montessori program we focus on each student as an individual, helping them to learn and grow in a way that builds on their existing skills to discover new abilities and interests.
  • We know that children are naturally enthusiastic learners, and they are learning every day - not just academic skills but also emotional and social skills.
  • All of these skills are intertwined and all are essential.
  • We also know that children learn best when they are truly engaged and can work at their own pace.
  • Our classrooms are very hands-on with lots of concrete experiences.
  • We want your child to love learning as much as we do! We have been serving South Bay families since 1998 and many of our teachers have been with us 10 years and longer.
  • Our school community is dedicated to helping your child reach their full potential.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences, Our program adapts to multiple learning styles
Year Founded1998
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students53 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
70%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Childrens Place Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio27:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease call the school for current tuition information! 310-328-6313.

School Notes

  • The most important requirement for a student's success in a Montessori program is the parent's positive attitude and support for Montessori education.  
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