Growing Light Montessori School

  • The Montessori Family School was established in 1981 to provide a licensed and comprehensive Montessori program for East Bay families.
  • Our mission is to create a relevant Montessori curriculum that provides students with a solid basis for coping with the academic and social challenges they will encounter in the future.
  • MFS is an authentic Montessori school that nurtures the individual learning style of each student while maintaining standards of academic excellence.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students18 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Growing Light Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

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  • Berkeley
    Step One School
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    Grades: PK-K | 119 students
    1 miles
    499 Spruce Street
    Berkeley, CA 94708
    (510) 527-9021
    1 PK-K
    119
  • El Cerrito
    Grades: PK-8 | 494 students
    1.3 miles
    960 Avis Drive/2060 Tapscott Ave.
    El Cerrito, CA 94530
    (510) 809-9000
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    494
  • Albany
    Grades: 6-12 | 88 students
    1.7 miles
    1231 Solano Ave
    Albany, CA 94706
    (510) 525-5506
    1.7 6-12
    88
  • Richmond
    Nomura Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 60 students
    1.8 miles
    1711 Carlson Blvd.
    Richmond, CA 94804
    (510) 526-7847
    1.8 NS-PK
    60
  • El Cerrito
    St John The Baptist
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 218 students
    1.8 miles
    11156 San Pablo Ave
    El Cerrito, CA 94530
    (510) 234-2244
    1.8 K-8
    218

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