Montessori Center School

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 Method.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 205 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
This includes highly gifted students and children with special needs, including learning differences in reading, writing, spelling and/or math; ADHD; and mild-to-moderate autism spectrum disorders.
Year Founded
1965
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
205 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Montessori Center School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates vary by program
Admissions Director
Alyssa Morris

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Cooking Club, LEGO Robotics Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Team, Soccer Team

School Notes

  • Since 1965, Montessori Center School has provided Santa Barbara families with a high quality and challenging education. A beautifully designed campus and inviting classrooms convey a sense of order and harmony. With teachers committed to understanding the whole child, students develop intellectual skills along with the emotional and social skills needed to thrive in today's global community.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Montessori Center School offer?
Montessori Center School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Cheering and Soccer.
When is the application deadline for Montessori Center School?
The application deadline for Montessori Center School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 205 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Santa Barbara County, CA is $30,989 for elementary schools and $41,078 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Santa Barbara County, CA is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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