Mission Bay Montessori Academy

Tel: (858)457-5895
  • Mission Bay Montessori Academy is located in the University City section of San Diego on 18 acres, in a secluded setting, bounded by canyon and park.
  • Our purpose is to aid the development of the child to the fullest possible realization of the child's unique individual potentialities.
  • The Montessori Method is based on a child's imperious need to learn by doing.
  • It develops the whole personality of the child, not merely his intellectual faculties, but also his powers of deliberation, initiative and independent choice with their emotional complements.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1968

Student Body

Total Students416 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeMission Bay Montessori Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size23 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,500
Tuition NotesAnnual payment and 2nd child discounts available
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorNan Madden
Admissions AssociateMary Sue Gladstone

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art, Band, Chess, Chinese, Chorus, Drama, Golf, Karate, Piano, Pre K Art, Pre K Dance, Pre K Gymnastics, Pre K Karate, Pre K Play Ball, Pre K Soccer, Pre K Spanish, Seasonal Team Sports, Soccer, Spanish, Tennis, Violin, Woodshop

School Notes

  • 90+ percentile on standardized testing
  • Gold and Silver medal band and chorus
  • Full complement of art, science and computer
  • Spanish and Chinese language classes
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