Crescent Montessori School

  • Crescent Montessori School celebrates its 19th anniversary this year. Formerly Vintage Country Day School founded by a group of parents in 1983, the school changed hands in the Fall 1994 when Karin Niehoff, Head Teacher, became owner and director.
  • The school continues the tradition of offering a quality Montessori program for children ages 2 through 5 in the Primary class and ages 6-12 in the Elementary class.
  • Our connection to the community is lasting and strong thanks to the many families with children who have shared their school years in our lovely classrooms in the Sonoma Community Center.
  • Our staff is dedicated to providing the best possible environment for each child to flourish and grow during the important formative years and continuing with us through Elementary and beyond with our new Middle School class beginning September 2013.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1994
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students56 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeCrescent Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesGeometry, Chemistry, Biology, Algebra, Language Arts
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,500
% on Financial Aid
4%
Average Financial Aid Grant$500
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKarin Niehoff

School Notes

  • ABOUT OUR SCHOOL The new school year, 2013-2014 marks the 19th year for Crescent Montessori School. Formerly Vintage Country Day School founded by a group of parents in 1983, the school changed hands in the fall 1994 when Karin Niehoff, Head Teacher, became owner and director. The school continues the tradition of offering a quality Montessori program for children ages 2 - 5 in the Primary class and ages 5-11 in the Elementary class. As we continue to grow a grade level is added each year. Our connection to the community is lasting and strong thanks to the many families whose children have started their school years in our lovely classroom at the Sonoma Community Center. Our Staff is dedicated to providing the best possible environment for each child to flourish and grow during the important formative years and continuing with us through Elementary and beyond with our new Middle School class beginning September 2013.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sonoma
    Grades: NS-PK | 59 students
    0.9 miles
    19675 8th St E
    Sonoma, CA 95476
    (707)996-2422
    0.9 NS-PK
    59
  • Sonoma
    Grades: K-8 | 193 students
    0.6 miles
    342 W Napa St
    Sonoma, CA 95476
    (707)996-4994
    0.6 K-8
    193
  • Napa
    Grades: PK-6 | 112 students
    7.7 miles
    1226 Salvador Ave
    Napa, CA 94558
    (707)253-1105
    7.7 PK-6
    112
  • Saint Helena
    St. Helena Montessori
    St. Helena Montessori Photo - St. Helena Montessori 880 College Ave. St. Helena Ca. 94574
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-9 | 215 students
    15 miles
    880 College Avenue
    Saint Helena, CA 94574
    (707)963-1527
    15 NS-9
    215
  • Santa Rosa
    Grades: K-2
    17.5 miles
    50 Mark West Springs Rd., Ste. 500
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    (707)303-7127
    17.5 K-2
    n/a

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