Established in 1988, Mills Montessori is a private school located in Millbrae, California.
Following both a traditional and contemporary method of Montessori, Mills Montessori strives to fulfill the needs of each child, while recognizes their unique difference both academically and socially.
This interdisciplinary institution accepts children starting at age two up until fifth grade.
Mills Montessori School is dedicated to providing a warm and accepting environment which promotes the physical, emotional, social and cognitive development of each child.
We try to establish a sense of freedom in our children, encouraging them to develop their own unique abilities.
Children are encouraged to choose their own work, correct it and work without interruption at their own pace.
By supporting each child's interests and empowering them to follow their curiosity, we hope to ultimately engender in each child a deep felt sense of self-confidence, both intellectually and socially.
Our prime duty is to prepare and to protect an environment which will give each child love and security, and provide him the means of learning through exploration and discovery on a level of success.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 117 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students
117 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
Mills Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
29:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Established in 1988, Mills Montessori is a private school located in Millbrae, California. Following both a traditional and contemporary method of Montessori, Mills Montessori strives to fulfill the needs of each child, while recognizes their unique difference both academically and socially. This interdisciplinary institution accepts children starting at age two up until fifth grade. Mills Montessori School is dedicated to providing a warm and accepting environment which promotes the physical, emotional, social and cognitive development of each child. We try to establish a sense of freedom in our children, encouraging them to develop their own unique abilities. Children are encouraged to choose their own work, correct it and work without interruption at their own pace. By supporting each child's interests and empowering them to follow their curiosity, we hope to ultimately engender in each child a deep felt sense of self-confidence, both intellectually and socially. Our prime duty is to prepare and to protect an environment which will give each child love and security, and provide him the means of learning through exploration and discovery on a level of success.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The application deadline for Mills Montessori is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 117 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in San Mateo County, CA is $21,925 for elementary schools and $32,836 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Mateo County, CA is 72% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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