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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-7
  • Students: 56 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,500
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-7
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1994
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
56 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Crescent Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Algebra, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry, Language Arts
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
4%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$500
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Karin 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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-7
  • Students: 56 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,500
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Sonoma County, CA is $9,792 for elementary schools and $17,446 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Sonoma County, CA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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