Greenhouse Montessori School

  • Greenhouse Montessori School was established in March 1982 by Anne Hoffman and Nina Clancy.
  • Nina and Anne believe that the Montessori method of education provides the most effective and fulfilling way to guide a child through his early school years, a critical period for learning and setting patterns which will last a lifetime.
  • Our goals are two-fold: 1) to provide a Montessori enrichment program, and 2) to provide a It non-institutional" environment for children requiring full or part-time day care.
  • Each class of twenty four children is taught by a certified Montessori teacher and an assistant teacher, and classes are evenly balanced between younger and older children.
  • Greenhouse Montessori School welcomes all children regardless of race, creed, color or national origin who are 2 1/2 years old through kindergarten age.
  • Admission is based on space-availability and agreement by staff and parents that the child is ready and will benefit from the classroom environment.
  • One of our criteria for readiness is that the child is able to use the toilet independently.
  • Admission shall not normally be granted on a short-term temporary basis.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students158 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
57%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Greenhouse Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Visalia
    Grades: PK-8 | 213 students
    3.5 miles
    200 E Race Ave
    Visalia, CA 93291
    (559) 732-5831
    3.5 PK-8
    213
  • Visalia
    Visalia Christian Schools
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: K-12 | 223 students
    1.4 miles
    3737 S Akers St
    Visalia, CA 93277
    (559) 733-9073
    1.4 K-12
    223

School Reviews

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My daughter spent 3 years at Greenhouse, preschool through kindergarten. She thrived there. The teachers were all great. They clearly paired lead teachers with assistant teachers with their strengths in mind. There's always a nurturing one to help with difficult morning departure. When I''d pickup my daughter she was often excited to show me a work, so we''d sit and do one together for a few minutes before going home.
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