Meher Montessori School

Founded in 1972 by Executive Director John Page, Meher Montessori School is an AMI accredited Montessori school serving children from 2 1/2-12 years of age.
A Meher Montessori education fosters independent, free thinking children.
A Meher Montessori environment greatly encourages self-discipline, self-confidence and high academic standards while developing inner discipline and a sense of responsibility.
Freedom of speech, freedom of movement and freedom of association is a normal part of Meher Montessori school life. Your child will want to do what is right because it feels good, not because they are fearful of the results of doing wrong.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,500
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Meher Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1972
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
122 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Meher Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
31:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
100%
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Summer Program Cost
$1,850
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer School AMI Montessori academic program for six weeks
Admissions Director
Adela Munoz
Admissions Associate
Elodia Chavez

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports
Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
After school art, dance, gymnastics, tennis
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Meher Montessori School cost?
Meher Montessori School's tuition is approximately $14,500 for private students and $1,850 for summer students.
What sports does Meher Montessori School offer?
Meher Montessori School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Dance and Tennis.
What is Meher Montessori School's ranking?
Meher Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Meher Montessori School?
The application deadline for Meher Montessori School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Meher Montessori School located?
Meher Montessori School is located in the South Montebello neighborhood of Monterey Park, CA. There are 2 other private schools located in South Montebello.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,500
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $16,404 for elementary schools and $21,164 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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