Montessori Center School

401 N Fairview Ave # 1
Goleta, CA 93117
Tel: (805)683-9383
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  • Montessori Center School (MCS) of Santa Barbara has a 50 year history of preparing students ages 18 months through 6th grade for academic excellence using the world renowned Montessori approach.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1965

Student Body

Total Students281 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeMontessori Center School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition rates vary by program
Admissions DirectorAlyssa Morris

School Notes

  • The Montessori Center School, founded in 1965 is affiliated with the American Montessori Society and licensed by the Department of Social Services.
  • MCS students develop critical thinking, social collaboration, and creative problem solving skills, coupled with global and environmental awareness that will serve them well as they become the next generation of innovators and global citizens.  Adding to the richness of the Montessori curriculum, MCS is located in a spacious garden campus that houses a low student to teacher ratio, credentialed teachers, fully equipped classrooms, a library, music and art studios, performing arts and auditorium space, after-school care center, outdoor classroom environments and play areas. With an enrollment of approximately 270 students, our school offers a rich social environment, a community of committed teachers, and supportive parents and administrators.
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